James Webb Space Telescope News


Mission Press Releases

  • NASA Tests Webb Telescope's OSIM & BIA Instruments
    AlliedSignal - Friday, April 13, 2012
    Posted on: 4/13/2012 3:39:28 PM PDT

  • NASA Astrophysicist Amber Straughn to Discuss The James Webb Space Telescope, March 21
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Thursday, March 8, 2012
    Posted on: 3/9/2012 4:17:33 AM PDT

  • Northrop Grumman Continues to Make Progress on NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Spacecraft as Key Component Completes Design
    Northrop Grumman Corporation - Monday, March 5, 2012
    Posted on: 3/5/2012 4:00:21 PM PDT

  • Final Optical Components on Northrop Grumman-Built James Webb Space Telescope Complete Integration Milestone
    Northrop Grumman Corporation - Tuesday, February 28, 2012
    Posted on: 2/28/2012 4:47:37 PM PDT

  • NASA's James Webb Space Telescope: A Year of Achievement and Success
    NASA HQ - Monday, January 9, 2012
    Posted on: 1/9/2012 4:01:10 PM PDT

  • Cryogenic Testing Completed For NASA's Webb Telescope Mirrors
    National Space Development Agency of Japan - Wednesday, December 21, 2011
    Posted on: 12/21/2011 10:35:11 PM PDT

  • Committee Democrats Look Forward to James Webb Space Telescope's Scientific Potential
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Democrats - Tuesday, December 6, 2011
    Posted on: 12/7/2011 2:34:55 AM PDT

  • Witnesses Discuss Challenges for the James Webb Space Telescope
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Tuesday, December 6, 2011
    Posted on: 12/7/2011 2:34:05 AM PDT

  • Chairwoman Mikulski Continues Critical Investments in James Webb Space Telescope
    Sen. Mikulski - Friday, November 18, 2011
    Posted on: 11/18/2011 10:52:32 PM PDT

  • Northrop Grumman-led Team Completes Installation of Huge Assembly Stand for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Flight Optics
    Northrop Grumman Corporation - Thursday, November 17, 2011
    Posted on: 11/18/2011 5:12:23 AM PDT

  • Northrop Grumman Demonstrates Sunshield Flight Processes on Full-Size Model of James Webb Space Telescope
    Northrop Grumman Corporation - Monday, November 14, 2011
    Posted on: 11/14/2011 7:26:45 PM PDT

  • Mikulski Opens Webb Telescope Exhibit at Maryland Science Center
    NASA HQ - Thursday, October 27, 2011
    Posted on: 10/27/2011 4:01:43 PM PDT

  • Mikulski Statement on Opening of James Webb Space Telescope Exhibit at Baltimore's Inner Harbor
    Sen. Mikulski - Sunday, October 16, 2011
    Posted on: 10/17/2011 1:54:35 AM PDT

  • NASA's Next-Generation Space Observatory Comes To Baltimore
    NASA HQ - Thursday, October 13, 2011
    Posted on: 10/13/2011 6:24:44 PM PDT

  • NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Marks Program Milestone With Completion of Giant Flight Sunshield Alignment Table
    Northrop Grumman Corporation - Thursday, October 13, 2011
    Posted on: 10/13/2011 6:05:44 PM PDT

  • Webb Space Telescope Model to 'Land' in Baltimore
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, October 12, 2011
    Posted on: 10/13/2011 12:03:52 AM PDT

  • Northrop Grumman Begins Tests on Full-Size Sunshield Layers for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope
    Northrop Grumman Corporation - Tuesday, September 20, 2011
    Posted on: 9/20/2011 7:01:48 PM PDT

  • Tests Under Way On The Sunshield For NASA'S Webb Telescope
    NASA HQ - Monday, September 19, 2011
    Posted on: 9/19/2011 6:48:11 PM PDT

  • AURA Applauds Senate Action on JWST
    Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy - Friday, September 16, 2011
    Posted on: 9/16/2011 8:53:53 PM PDT

  • NASA'S Webb Telescope Completes Mirror Coating Milestone
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, September 13, 2011
    Posted on: 9/13/2011 2:38:56 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • NGST Weekly Missive 25 Apr 2002
    Goddard Space Flight Center - April 25, 2002
    Posted on: 4/25/2002 11:17:44 AM PDT

  • NGST Project Weekly News Update 3 Apr 2002
    Goddard Space Flight Center - April 3, 2002
    Posted on: 4/20/2002 9:14:12 PM PDT

  • Next Generation Space Telescope Weekly News 30 Jan 2002
    NASA JSC EVA Project Office - January 30, 2002
    Posted on: 1/30/2002 6:34:18 PM PDT

  • NGST Project Weekly News Update 18 Jan 2002
    Goddard Space Flight Center - January 18, 2002
    Posted on: 1/23/2002 8:31:56 AM PDT

  • Next Generation Space Telescope Weekly News 10 Jan 2002
    Goddard Space Flight Center - January 10, 2002
    Posted on: 1/10/2002 7:03:47 PM PDT

  • Minutes from the First NGST ISWG Meeting -- January 24/25 2001
    Goddard Space Flight Center - January 25, 2001
    Posted on: 1/5/2002 5:03:08 PM PDT

  • NGST Flight Investigations AO Amendment posted
    NASA HQ - January 3, 2002
    Posted on: 1/3/2002 6:03:47 PM PDT

  • CBD: NASA: Announcement of Opportunity for Next Generation Space Telescope Flight Investigations
    Goddard Space Flight Center - December 28, 2001
    Posted on: 12/28/2001 1:10:31 PM PDT