James Webb Space Telescope News


Mission Press Releases

  • 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

  • NASA Discusses James Webb Space Telescope Progress
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, January 29, 2014
    Posted on: 1/29/2014 9:04:11 PM PDT

  • James Webb Space Telescope Passes a Mission Milestone
    NASA HQ - Friday, January 24, 2014
    Posted on: 1/24/2014 4:46:50 PM PDT

  • Sunshield for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Ready for Manufacturing
    Northrop Grumman Corporation - Thursday, September 19, 2013
    Posted on: 9/19/2013 11:43:44 PM PDT

  • Call for Media: Delivery of James Webb NIRSpec flight instrument to NASA
    European Space Agency - Tuesday, August 27, 2013
    Posted on: 8/27/2013 6:56:49 PM PDT

  • Lockheed Martin Ships Near Infrared Camera For James Webb Space Telescope To NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
    Lockheed Martin Corporation - Thursday, July 25, 2013
    Posted on: 7/26/2013 1:42:30 PM PDT

  • New Video Reveals NASA is 'Spinning a Webb'
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Wednesday, July 10, 2013
    Posted on: 7/10/2013 10:37:13 PM PDT

  • Goddard Helps Set 2 Guinness World Records
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Thursday, June 20, 2013
    Posted on: 6/20/2013 8:07:28 PM PDT

  • NASA Completes First Part of Webb Telescope's 'Eye Surgery' Operation
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Wednesday, May 15, 2013
    Posted on: 5/16/2013 12:28:53 AM PDT

  • South by Southwest Crowds Flock to See NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Full-Scale Model, Exhibit
    Northrop Grumman Corporation - Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Posted on: 4/2/2013 5:20:06 PM PDT

  • NASA Invites Media Inside World's Largest Vacuum Chamber
    Johnson Space Center - Thursday, March 21, 2013
    Posted on: 3/21/2013 3:43:24 PM PDT

  • NASA's Webb Telescope Gets Its Wings
    NASA HQ - Friday, March 15, 2013
    Posted on: 3/16/2013 1:22:06 AM PDT

  • Northop Grumman Invites Media and Public to Visit James Webb Space Telescope Exhibit at South by Southwest
    Northrop Grumman Corporation - Monday, March 4, 2013
    Posted on: 3/4/2013 5:50:59 PM PDT

  • NASA's Webb Telescope to Have a Texas-Sized Presence at the South by Southwest Festival
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, February 19, 2013
    Posted on: 2/20/2013 1:29:43 AM PDT

  • Ball Aerospace Completes Performance Testing for James Webb Space Telescope Aft Optics Subsystem
    - Thursday, January 17, 2013
    Posted on: 1/18/2013 12:32:11 AM PDT

  • Ball Aerospace Ships First James Webb Space Telescope Mirrors to NASA
    Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. - Wednesday, September 19, 2012
    Posted on: 9/19/2012 5:39:48 PM PDT

  • Second Flight Instrument Delivered for James Webb Space Telescope
    - Tuesday, August 14, 2012
    Posted on: 8/14/2012 3:18:44 PM PDT

  • Canada Delivers its Contribution to the World's Most Powerful Space Telescope
    Canadian Space Agency - Monday, July 30, 2012
    Posted on: 7/30/2012 4:29:42 PM PDT

  • NASA Invites Public to Learn About Light, Optics, and the James Webb Space Telescope
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Wednesday, July 11, 2012
    Posted on: 7/12/2012 12:43:42 AM PDT

  • Northrop Grumman-Built Sunshield on James Webb Space Telescope Meets Fabrication and Test Milestones
    Northrop Grumman Corporation - Wednesday, June 27, 2012
    Posted on: 6/27/2012 3:50:22 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • 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

  • American Astronomical Society President Testifies Before House Appropriators
    American Institute of Physics - April 15, 2012
    Posted on: 4/15/2012 7:17:26 PM PDT

  • Letter to Hillary Clinton and John Holdren: James Webb Space Telescope and our International Commitments
    James Webb Space Telescope Advisory Committee (JSTAC) - February 14, 2012
    Posted on: 2/14/2012 5:48:33 PM PDT

  • Workshop: Planning your JWST Solar System Observations Workshop
    Planetary Exploration Newsletter - February 5, 2012
    Posted on: 2/6/2012 4:33:04 AM PDT

  • Statement of Garth Illingworth at House Hearing on the James Webb Space Telescope Program
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - December 6, 2011
    Posted on: 12/6/2011 7:41:48 PM PDT

  • Statement of Roger Blandford at House Hearing on the James Webb Space Telescope Program
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - December 6, 2011
    Posted on: 12/6/2011 7:34:22 PM PDT

  • Statement of Jeffrey Grant at House Hearing on the James Webb Space Telescope Program
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - December 6, 2011
    Posted on: 12/6/2011 7:32:04 PM PDT

  • Statement of Richard Howard at House Hearing on the James Webb Space Telescope Program
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - December 6, 2011
    Posted on: 12/6/2011 7:27:30 PM PDT

  • AIP Number 120: Recent Developments on James Webb Space Telescope
    American Institute of Physics - September 29, 2011
    Posted on: 9/29/2011 11:57:09 PM PDT

  • Geological Society of America Planetary Geology Division: NASA Funding and James Webb Space Telescope
    Geological Society of America Planetary Geology Division - September 28, 2011
    Posted on: 9/29/2011 12:33:26 AM PDT

  • Letter from Rep. Frank Wolf to OMB Director Jacob Lew Regarding James Webb Space Telescope
    Rep. Frank Wolf - September 28, 2011
    Posted on: 9/28/2011 5:03:14 PM PDT

  • The James Webb Space Telescope--It's Complicated, but so Is Leadership''
    Space Telescope Science Institute - September 12, 2011
    Posted on: 9/12/2011 12:23:20 PM PDT

  • James Webb Space Telescope Q&A Session: A Town Hall Webinar
    Space Telescope Science Institute - September 11, 2011
    Posted on: 9/12/2011 12:49:21 AM PDT

  • Memo from AAS Solar Physics Division to AGU Heliophysics Section Regarding Webb Space Telescope Costs
    American Astronomical Society Solar Physics Division - September 9, 2011
    Posted on: 9/9/2011 9:04:06 PM PDT

  • James Webb Space Telescope Threatens Planetary Science
    Planetary Exploration Newsletter - September 8, 2011
    Posted on: 9/8/2011 10:39:28 PM PDT

  • Letter From American Astronomical Society Solar Physics Division Regarding NASA James Webb Space Telescope Costs
    American Astronomical Society Solar Physics Division - September 8, 2011
    Posted on: 9/8/2011 6:27:38 PM PDT

  • AAS Informational Email 2011-08: Recent Policy Activity on James Webb Space Telescope and Pu-238
    American Astronomical Society - July 20, 2011
    Posted on: 7/21/2011 1:05:00 AM PDT

  • Schiff Amendment to Provide FY 2012 Funding for James Webb Space Telescope Rejected
    American Institute of Physics - July 14, 2011
    Posted on: 7/14/2011 7:34:06 PM PDT

  • Internal NASA GSFC Report: Weekly Input May 14, 2011- May 21, 2011 Submitted to Code 550
    Goddard Space Flight Center - June 30, 2011
    Posted on: 7/1/2011 12:37:52 AM PDT