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James Webb Space Telescope

The JWST instrument suite will consist of four science instruments with multiple imaging, spectroscopic, and coronographic modes. The instruments can observe astrophysical sources over a wide wavelength range extending from 0.6 - 28.3 microns and offer superb sensitivity and resolution, with wide fields of view.

JWST Science Instruments

  • MIRI: Mid Infrared Instrument
  • NIRCam: Near Infrared Camera
  • NIRISS: Near-InfraRed Imager and Slitless Spectrograph
  • NIRSpec: Near Infrared Spectrograph

Supporting Hardware

  • FGS: Fine Guidance Sensor