James Webb Space Telescope News


Mission Press Releases

  • Tiny Planet-Finding Mirrors Borrow from Webb Telescope Playbook
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Thursday, May 24, 2012
    Posted on: 5/25/2012 2:43:02 AM PDT

  • Chat With John Mather on Twitter
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Wednesday, May 16, 2012
    Posted on: 5/17/2012 3:44:04 AM PDT

  • NASA Administrator Announces Webb Telescope Management Change
    NASA HQ - Thursday, May 10, 2012
    Posted on: 5/10/2012 8:24:35 PM PDT

  • First instrument for the JWST is completed and handed over to NASA
    UK Space Agency - Wednesday, May 9, 2012
    Posted on: 5/9/2012 6:04:07 PM PDT

  • First Instrument for JWST Completed & Handed Over to NASA
    Max Planck Institute - Wednesday, May 9, 2012
    Posted on: 5/9/2012 6:03:00 PM PDT

  • Northrop Grumman Completes Flight Hardware for Tower Supporting NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Mirrors, Science Instruments
    Northrop Grumman Corporation - Tuesday, May 8, 2012
    Posted on: 5/8/2012 4:06:39 PM PDT

  • Northrop Grumman and ATK Complete First Flight Hardware for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Backplane
    Northrop Grumman Corporation - Friday, April 27, 2012
    Posted on: 4/27/2012 5:28:26 PM PDT

  • NASA's Webb Telescope Flight Backplane Section Completed
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, April 24, 2012
    Posted on: 4/24/2012 5:08:21 PM PDT

  • Northrop Grumman's Key Spacecraft Structure for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Passes Design Review
    Northrop Grumman Corporation - Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Posted on: 4/18/2012 3:47:50 PM PDT

  • Lockheed Martin Completes Assembly of Near Infrared Camera for James Webb Space Telescope
    Lockheed Martin Corporation - Monday, April 16, 2012
    Posted on: 4/17/2012 1:42:42 AM PDT

  • 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

  • Mission Status Releases

  • NGST Weekly Missive 29 Nov 2002
    Goddard Space Flight Center - November 29, 2002
    Posted on: 12/1/2002 4:00:34 PM PDT

  • NGST Weekly Missive 3 Jul 2002
    Goddard Space Flight Center - July 3, 2002
    Posted on: 7/3/2002 8:01:41 PM PDT

  • NGST Project Weekly News Update 10 May 2002
    Goddard Space Flight Center - May 10, 2002
    Posted on: 5/10/2002 10:27:35 PM PDT

  • 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