James Webb Space Telescope News


Mission Press Releases

  • NASA Invites Artists to Visit James Webb Space Telescope
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Friday, October 21, 2016
    Posted on: 10/21/2016 11:18:40 PM PDT

  • James Webb Space Telescope Exhibit at 4th USA Science & Engineering Festival
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, April 12, 2016
    Posted on: 4/12/2016 6:55:12 PM PDT

  • James Webb Space Telescope Exhibit at 4th USA Science & Engineering Festival
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, April 12, 2016
    Posted on: 4/12/2016 6:55:09 PM PDT

  • Media, Public Invited to Visit NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Exhibit at 'South by Southwest'
    NASA HQ - Thursday, March 10, 2016
    Posted on: 3/10/2016 4:29:32 PM PDT

  • James Webb Space Telescope secondary mirror installed
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Tuesday, March 8, 2016
    Posted on: 3/8/2016 11:15:33 PM PDT

  • James Webb Space Telescope to Offer Better View of Near Earth Objects
    Planetary Science Institute - Monday, February 8, 2016
    Posted on: 2/8/2016 6:04:07 PM PDT

  • NASA Invites Media to James Webb Mirror Media Event
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Thursday, January 14, 2016
    Posted on: 1/14/2016 3:26:04 PM PDT

  • NASA's Webb "Pathfinder Telescope" Successfully Completes Second Super-Cold Optical Test
    NASA HQ - Monday, November 30, 2015
    Posted on: 12/1/2015 1:48:16 AM PDT

  • Northrop Grumman Delivers Telescope Structure for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope
    Northrop Grumman Corporation - Wednesday, August 26, 2015
    Posted on: 8/26/2015 5:09:04 PM PDT

  • NASA Administrator Bolden to Visit Northrop Grumman's James Webb Space Telescope Facility
    Northrop Grumman Corporation - Friday, May 22, 2015
    Posted on: 5/22/2015 12:56:37 PM PDT

  • Engineers Clean Mirror with Carbon Dioxide Snow
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, May 12, 2015
    Posted on: 5/12/2015 2:08:46 PM PDT

  • Subcommittee Gets Update on the James Webb Space Telescope
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Democrats - Tuesday, March 24, 2015
    Posted on: 3/25/2015 12:32:52 AM PDT

  • Northrop Grumman, ATK Complete Testing of Backplane for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope
    Northrop Grumman Corporation - Wednesday, July 9, 2014
    Posted on: 7/9/2014 1:49:44 PM PDT

  • Testing Completed on NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Backplane
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, July 8, 2014
    Posted on: 7/9/2014 1:38:22 PM PDT

  • Near-Infrared Camera Integrated into James Webb Space Telescope
    Lockheed Martin Corporation - Wednesday, April 9, 2014
    Posted on: 4/9/2014 5:32:42 PM PDT

  • Media, Public Invited to Visit NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Exhibit at South by Southwest
    Northrop Grumman Corporation - Wednesday, March 5, 2014
    Posted on: 3/6/2014 1:29:32 AM PDT

  • New Video Goes "Behind the Webb" To See 100 Points of Light
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Tuesday, February 4, 2014
    Posted on: 2/5/2014 9:52:06 PM PDT

  • Space Dynamics Laboratory Delivers James Webb Space Telescope Subsystem to NASA
    Utah State University - Monday, February 3, 2014
    Posted on: 2/3/2014 8:08:26 PM PDT

  • NASA's Next-Generation Space Telescope Is Coming Together
    Lockheed Martin Corporation - Monday, February 3, 2014
    Posted on: 2/3/2014 6:10:38 PM PDT

  • NASA Administrator Bolden, Senator Mikulski View Progress on James Webb Space Telescope
    - Monday, February 3, 2014
    Posted on: 2/3/2014 3:04:01 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • NASA James Webb Space Telescope Early Release Science Program Request
    NASA HQ - December 21, 2015
    Posted on: 12/21/2015 8:33:21 PM PDT

  • James Webb Space Telescope on Track but May Benefit from Improved Contractor Data to Better Understand Costs
    Government Accountability Office - December 17, 2015
    Posted on: 12/17/2015 7:36:17 PM PDT

  • The Case for a James Webb Space Telescope Extragalactic Key Project
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 17, 2015
    Posted on: 12/17/2015 5:05:49 PM PDT

  • James Webb Space Telescope Plan for Observations in the Solar System
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 15, 2015
    Posted on: 10/16/2015 1:59:50 AM PDT

  • House Science Committee Reviews James Webb Space Telescope
    American Institute of Physics - April 1, 2015
    Posted on: 4/1/2015 10:37:58 PM PDT

  • Hearing on Webb Space Telescope: Statement by John Grunsfeld
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - March 24, 2015
    Posted on: 3/24/2015 4:18:43 PM PDT

  • Hearing on Webb Space Telescope: Statement by Jeffrey Grant
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - March 24, 2015
    Posted on: 3/24/2015 4:16:32 PM PDT

  • Hearing on Webb Space Telescope: Statement by John Mather
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - March 24, 2015
    Posted on: 3/24/2015 4:14:01 PM PDT

  • Hearing on Webb Space Telescope: Statement by Rep. Lamar Smith
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - March 24, 2015
    Posted on: 3/24/2015 4:11:38 PM PDT

  • Hearing on Webb Space Telescope: Statement by Rep. Steven Palazzo
    - March 24, 2015
    Posted on: 3/24/2015 4:10:33 PM PDT

  • GAO: James Webb Space Telescope: Project Facing Increased Schedule Risk with Significant Work Remaining
    Government Accountability Office - December 16, 2014
    Posted on: 12/16/2014 3:30:11 PM PDT

  • NASA Webb's Heart Survives Deep Freeze Test
    Goddard Space Flight Center - October 21, 2014
    Posted on: 10/21/2014 9:50:01 PM PDT

  • Observing Planetary Rings with JWST: Science Justification and Observation Requirements
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 28, 2014
    Posted on: 3/28/2014 7:57:42 PM PDT

  • Solar System Observations with JWST
    - March 28, 2014
    Posted on: 3/28/2014 7:56:16 PM PDT

  • James Webb State Telescope: Meeting Commitments but Technical, Cost, & Schedule Challenges Could Affect Continued Progress
    Government Accountability Office - January 8, 2014
    Posted on: 1/8/2014 6:56:43 PM PDT

  • James Webb Space Telescope Backplane Arrives at Marshall for Testing
    Marshall Space Flight Center - August 23, 2013
    Posted on: 8/23/2013 4:04:25 PM PDT

  • James Webb Space Telescope: Actions Needed to Improve Cost Estimate and Oversight of Test and Integration
    Government Accountability Office - December 3, 2012
    Posted on: 12/3/2012 9:14:10 PM PDT

  • A Clear Reflection on Webb Telescope's Secondary Mirror
    Goddard Space Flight Center - November 12, 2012
    Posted on: 11/12/2012 7:04:16 PM PDT

  • Photo: Webb Space Telescope Mirror Inspection
    NASA HQ - October 3, 2012
    Posted on: 10/3/2012 5:08:12 PM PDT

  • First Two Webb Telescope Flight Mirrors Delivered to NASA
    NASA HQ - September 25, 2012
    Posted on: 9/25/2012 2:24:42 PM PDT