James Webb Space Telescope News


Mission Press Releases

  • American Astronomical Society Statement on Proposed Cancellation of Webb Space Telescope
    Ames Research Center - Thursday, July 7, 2011
    Posted on: 7/7/2011 8:10:38 PM PDT

  • Mirror Polishing Complete for Webb Space Telescope
    NASA HQ - Thursday, June 30, 2011
    Posted on: 6/30/2011 9:32:19 PM PDT

  • NASA's Next Generation Space Telescope Marks Key Milestone
    NASA HQ - Friday, April 15, 2011
    Posted on: 4/15/2011 4:39:07 PM PDT

  • NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Continues to Move Forward
    - Thursday, April 14, 2011
    Posted on: 4/14/2011 6:04:29 PM PDT

  • NASA Invites Elementary Students and Their Families to an Out-of-This-World Exploration of Webb Telescope
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Monday, April 11, 2011
    Posted on: 4/12/2011 1:50:36 AM PDT

  • NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Marks Milestone With Completion of Huge Assembly Stand for Flight Optics
    Northrop Grumman Corporation - Wednesday, April 6, 2011
    Posted on: 4/6/2011 2:18:04 PM PDT

  • Webb Sunshield Like an Umbrella on the Shores of the Universe
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Wednesday, March 23, 2011
    Posted on: 3/23/2011 7:58:22 PM PDT

  • Northrop Grumman-Built Webb Space Telescope Makes Significant Progress With Completion of Mission, Mirror and Sunshield
    Northrop Grumman Corporation - Monday, January 10, 2011
    Posted on: 1/10/2011 8:38:33 PM PDT

  • First Completed Primary Mirror Segment for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Finishes Final Cryotest
    Northrop Grumman Corporation - Thursday, December 9, 2010
    Posted on: 12/9/2010 8:26:07 PM PDT

  • NASA Scientist to Speak at Imagination Station About the Amazing Webb Telescope
    Glenn Research Center - Wednesday, December 1, 2010
    Posted on: 12/1/2010 3:55:11 PM PDT

  • NASA Administrator Bolden Statement On The Webb Telescope
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, November 10, 2010
    Posted on: 11/10/2010 10:14:13 PM PDT

  • NASA Holds Teleconference About Space Telescope Review Report
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, November 10, 2010
    Posted on: 11/10/2010 8:41:33 PM PDT

  • What Will Webb See? Supercomputer Models Yield Sneak Previews
    NASA HQ - Thursday, November 4, 2010
    Posted on: 11/4/2010 2:58:52 PM PDT

  • Webb Telescope Mirror Segment Completes Cryogenic Test
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Friday, October 29, 2010
    Posted on: 10/30/2010 1:40:28 AM PDT

  • NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Systems Engineering Evolves to Meet Demands of Integration and Test Phase
    AlliedSignal - Monday, October 18, 2010
    Posted on: 10/19/2010 5:09:49 AM PDT

  • Webb Telescope Sunshield Passes Launch Tests
    NASA HQ - Saturday, October 9, 2010
    Posted on: 10/9/2010 7:55:39 PM PDT

  • JWST's MIRI Starts Space Adventure at UK Lab
    UK Space Agency - Thursday, September 30, 2010
    Posted on: 9/30/2010 9:39:38 PM PDT

  • NASA's Webb Telescope Unique Structural "Heart" Passes Extreme Tests
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Tuesday, September 28, 2010
    Posted on: 9/29/2010 12:46:51 AM PDT

  • Goddard Team Obtains the 'Unobtainium' for NASA's Next Space Observatory
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Tuesday, September 28, 2010
    Posted on: 9/29/2010 12:46:15 AM PDT

  • NASA to test first gold-coated James Webb Telescope mirror segment
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Friday, September 10, 2010
    Posted on: 9/10/2010 1:28:33 PM PDT

  • No Mission Status Releases