James Webb Space Telescope News


Mission Press Releases

  • NASA's most technically complex space observatory requires precision
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Saturday, July 28, 2018
    Posted on: 7/28/2018 3:45:42 PM PDT

  • House Science Committee Demands Answers on James Webb Space Telescope Delays
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Thursday, July 26, 2018
    Posted on: 7/26/2018 9:37:23 PM PDT

  • Ranking Member Bera's Opening Statement for Second James Webb Space Telescope Hearing
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Democrats - Thursday, July 26, 2018
    Posted on: 7/26/2018 2:08:41 PM PDT

  • Ranking Member Johnson’s Opening Statement for Second James Webb Space Telescope Hearing
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Democrats - Thursday, July 26, 2018
    Posted on: 7/26/2018 2:07:26 PM PDT

  • Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson Statement at James Webb Space Telescope Hearing
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Democrats - Wednesday, July 25, 2018
    Posted on: 7/25/2018 2:53:07 PM PDT

  • Rep. Bera Statement at James Webb Space Telescope Hearing
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Democrats - Wednesday, July 25, 2018
    Posted on: 7/25/2018 2:50:09 PM PDT

  • Watch This Space: NASA Administrator Talks Webb Science with Nobel Laureate
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, July 24, 2018
    Posted on: 7/24/2018 9:41:37 PM PDT

  • Ranking Member Johnson Statement on the Assessment of the James Webb Space Telescope
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Democrats - Thursday, June 28, 2018
    Posted on: 6/28/2018 4:13:12 PM PDT

  • NASA Completes Webb Telescope Review, Commits to Launch in Early 2021
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, June 27, 2018
    Posted on: 6/27/2018 4:33:28 PM PDT

  • Media Telecon on Status of James Webb Space Telescope, June 27th
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, June 26, 2018
    Posted on: 6/27/2018 1:37:29 AM PDT

  • NASA Announces Independent Review Board Members for James Webb Space Telescope
    NASA HQ - Monday, April 9, 2018
    Posted on: 4/9/2018 4:26:21 PM PDT

  • James Webb Space Telescope update: new launch window under review
    European Space Agency - Tuesday, March 27, 2018
    Posted on: 3/27/2018 6:23:24 PM PDT

  • NASA’s Webb Observatory Requires More Time for Testing and Evaluation; New Launch Window Under Review
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, March 27, 2018
    Posted on: 3/27/2018 3:22:49 PM PDT

  • NASA Hosts Media Teleconference on Status of James Webb Space Telescope
    NASA HQ - Monday, March 26, 2018
    Posted on: 3/26/2018 10:33:14 PM PDT

  • Texas Astronomers Will Lead Early Studies with Webb Space Telescope
    McDonald Observatory - Tuesday, November 28, 2017
    Posted on: 11/29/2017 1:21:13 AM PDT

  • NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope to be Launched Spring 2019
    - Thursday, September 28, 2017
    Posted on: 9/28/2017 7:19:11 PM PDT

  • James Webb Space Telescope Available for Media Viewing at NASA's Johnson Space Center
    Johnson Space Center - Thursday, May 25, 2017
    Posted on: 5/25/2017 1:16:44 PM PDT

  • Kepler Scientist on TIME Magazine's Most Influential List
    Ames Research Center - Friday, April 21, 2017
    Posted on: 4/21/2017 7:49:41 PM PDT

  • Media, Public Invited to Visit NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Exhibit at 'South by Southwest'
    NASA HQ - Thursday, March 9, 2017
    Posted on: 3/9/2017 3:06:26 PM PDT

  • Raytheon completes factory acceptance testing of flight operations system for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope
    Raytheon Company - Wednesday, January 25, 2017
    Posted on: 1/25/2017 9:21:57 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • 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

  • NASA James Webb Space Telescope Vibration Test Status 16 December 2016
    Goddard Space Flight Center - December 20, 2016
    Posted on: 12/20/2016 1:47:46 PM PDT

  • 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