James Webb Space Telescope News


Mission Press Releases

  • NASA to Discuss Webb’s Arrival at Final Destination, Next Steps
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - Thursday, January 20, 2022
    Posted on: 1/20/2022 11:55:13 PM PDT

  • NASA to Host Coverage, Briefing for Webb Telescope’s Final Unfolding
    NASA HQ - Thursday, January 6, 2022
    Posted on: 1/6/2022 10:58:01 PM PDT

  • NASA Plans Coverage of Webb Space Telescope Deployments
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - Thursday, December 30, 2021
    Posted on: 12/30/2021 5:28:35 PM PDT

  • NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Successfully Begins its Journey to Space
    University of Arizona - Monday, December 27, 2021
    Posted on: 12/27/2021 3:40:30 PM PDT

  • Ball Aerospace-Built Optics and Mirror System Launched Today Aboard James Webb Space Telescope
    Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. - Monday, December 27, 2021
    Posted on: 12/27/2021 3:00:14 PM PDT

  • Successful launch of the most complex and powerful space telescope
    Canadian Space Agency - Monday, December 27, 2021
    Posted on: 12/27/2021 2:58:32 PM PDT

  • AIAA Statement on Successful Launch of James Webb Space Telescope
    American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics - Saturday, December 25, 2021
    Posted on: 12/25/2021 1:59:21 PM PDT

  • James Webb Space Telescope Begins Million-Mile Journey
    Northrop Grumman Corporation - Saturday, December 25, 2021
    Posted on: 12/25/2021 1:58:25 PM PDT

  • UK celebrates launch of Webb space telescope
    European Space Agency - Saturday, December 25, 2021
    Posted on: 12/25/2021 1:57:08 PM PDT

  • NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope Lifts Off with Advanced Camera from Lockheed Martin
    Lockheed Martin Corporation - Saturday, December 25, 2021
    Posted on: 12/25/2021 1:55:36 PM PDT

  • Chairs Johnson and Beyer Celebrate Successful Launch of James Webb Space Telescope
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Saturday, December 25, 2021
    Posted on: 12/25/2021 1:54:35 PM PDT

  • NASA's Webb Telescope Launches to See First Galaxies, Distant Worlds
    NASA HQ - Saturday, December 25, 2021
    Posted on: 12/25/2021 1:52:49 PM PDT

  • As NASA Prepares for Webb Telescope Launch, Ames Experts Available for Interviews
    Ames Research Center - Monday, December 20, 2021
    Posted on: 12/20/2021 11:19:34 PM PDT

  • NASA Sets Coverage and Invites Public to View Webb Telescope Launch
    NASA HQ - Monday, December 20, 2021
    Posted on: 12/20/2021 3:59:10 PM PDT

  • Research with the $10 billion space telescope
    University of Bern - Tuesday, December 14, 2021
    Posted on: 12/14/2021 11:49:50 PM PDT

  • NASA Invites Media to Webb Telescope Science Briefings
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, November 16, 2021
    Posted on: 11/16/2021 10:17:36 PM PDT

  • NASA to Host Briefing on Webb Telescope Engineering, Deployments
    NASA HQ - Thursday, October 28, 2021
    Posted on: 10/28/2021 2:14:14 PM PDT

  • NASA Shares Webb Telescope Media Briefing Schedule, Resources
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, October 20, 2021
    Posted on: 10/20/2021 6:19:35 PM PDT

  • NASA Invites Media to James Webb Space Telescope Launch
    NASA HQ - Friday, October 8, 2021
    Posted on: 10/8/2021 7:22:47 PM PDT

  • NASA Invites Media to Webb Telescope Prelaunch Events in French Guiana
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, September 22, 2021
    Posted on: 9/22/2021 3:08:23 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Webb Secondary Mirror Deployment Confirmed
    NASA HQ - January 5, 2022
    Posted on: 1/5/2022 10:26:38 PM PDT

  • MIRI Instrument Marks a First Milestone in Space
    NASA HQ - January 5, 2022
    Posted on: 1/5/2022 10:25:35 PM PDT

  • NASA, Partners Confirm Webb Launch on Dec. 25
    NASA HQ - December 22, 2021
    Posted on: 12/22/2021 9:10:10 PM PDT

  • Webb: new target launch date - 25 December
    European Space Agency - December 21, 2021
    Posted on: 12/21/2021 9:51:26 PM PDT

  • NASA's James Webb Space Telescope launch date update
    NASA HQ - December 15, 2021
    Posted on: 12/15/2021 3:11:19 PM PDT

  • NASA Testing Confirms Webb Telescope on Track for Targeted Dec. 22 Launch
    NASA HQ - November 26, 2021
    Posted on: 11/26/2021 8:38:59 PM PDT

  • Testing Confirms Webb Telescope on Track for Targeted Dec. 22 Launch
    Arianespace - November 26, 2021
    Posted on: 11/26/2021 6:07:41 AM PDT

  • NASA Provides Update on Webb Telescope Launch
    NASA HQ - November 22, 2021
    Posted on: 11/22/2021 9:24:00 PM PDT

  • Introducing the NASA Webb Blog
    NASA HQ - October 21, 2021
    Posted on: 10/21/2021 9:34:36 PM PDT

  • CSA Media Advisory - Invitation to James Webb Space Telescope launch in Baltimore and French Guiana
    Canadian Space Agency - October 9, 2021
    Posted on: 10/9/2021 3:13:15 PM PDT

  • GAO: James Webb Space Telescope: Project Nearing Completion, but Work to Resolve Challenges Continues
    Government Accountability Office - May 13, 2021
    Posted on: 5/13/2021 4:23:38 PM PDT

  • James Webb Space Telescope: Technical Challenges Have Caused Schedule Strain and May Increase Costs
    Government Accountability Office - January 28, 2020
    Posted on: 1/28/2020 7:18:29 PM PDT

  • NASA JWST Master Class Call for Applications Now Open
    NASA HQ - May 9, 2019
    Posted on: 5/10/2019 1:27:36 AM PDT

  • Statement By Thomas Young At Hearing on James Webb Space Telescope
    NASA HQ - July 25, 2018
    Posted on: 7/25/2018 5:59:16 PM PDT

  • Statement by NASA Administrator Bridenstine at Hearing on James Webb Space Telescope
    NASA HQ - July 25, 2018
    Posted on: 7/25/2018 5:55:52 PM PDT

  • Scientific Discovery with the James Webb Space Telescope
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 23, 2018
    Posted on: 5/23/2018 2:34:53 PM PDT

  • NASA Announces Senior Leadership Changes to Refocus Launch Readiness Efforts for Webb Telescope
    NASA HQ - March 30, 2018
    Posted on: 3/30/2018 10:44:19 PM PDT

  • GAO: James Webb Space Telescope Integration and Test Challenges Have Delayed Launch and Threaten to Push Costs Over Cap
    Government Accountability Office - February 28, 2018
    Posted on: 2/28/2018 7:01:47 PM PDT

  • Registration Open for JWST Proposal Workshops
    Planetary Exploration Newsletter - August 21, 2017
    Posted on: 8/21/2017 2:03:17 PM PDT

  • NASA's Webb Telescope to Resume Vibration Testing in January
    Goddard Space Flight Center - January 3, 2017
    Posted on: 1/3/2017 7:51:15 PM PDT