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We Are Multi-Mission

We help humanity explore the universe with advanced space telescopes and ever-growing data archives.

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We Further Scientific Research

We envision, define, and operate missions that offer cutting-edge research opportunities for the astronomical community.

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We share scientific knowledge of the universe in ways that inspire, excite, challenge, and educate.

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  • 2024 HotSci at JHU/STScI: Getting Ready for Roman

    2024 HotSci at JHU/STScI: Getting Ready for Roman
    26 Jun 2024

    "Getting Ready for Roman" featuring Annalisa Calamida (STScI) on The Roman Galactic Bulge Time-Domain Community Survey, Rachael Beaton (STScI) on Roman & the...

  • JWebbinar 33 - JWST NIRSpec MOS Data Reduction

    JWebbinar 33 - JWST NIRSpec MOS Data Reduction
    27 Jun 2024

    This JWebbinar will cover NIRSpec MOS (multi-object spectroscopy) data reduction by the JWST pipeline with example notebooks. We will cover recent pipeline updates that deliver improved...

  • Webb Office Hours

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    27 Jun 2024

    The JWST User Community is invited to call into Webb Office Hours to ask questions and directly interact with a team of STScI JWST experts via WebEx. We welcome questions about the...

  • The Pillars of Creation: Multiwavelength Explorations in 3D

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    2 Jul 2024

    Speaker: Frank Summers (Space Telescope Science Institute)

  • 2024 HotSci at JHU/STScI: The Future of HST

    2024 HotSci at JHU/STScI: The Future of HST
    10 Jul 2024

    "The Future of HST" featuring Intae Jung (STScI) on Probing Conditions for Lyman-Continuum Escape in the Reionization Epoch with HST UV Observations, Beena Meena (STScI)...

  • Webb Office Hours

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    11 Jul 2024

    The JWST User Community is invited to call into Webb Office Hours to ask questions and directly interact with a team of STScI JWST experts via WebEx. We welcome questions about the...

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STScI's Astronomical Imagery Slideshow

NGC 3627
Bug Nebula
Spiral Galaxy NGC 1300
Small Magellanic Cloud
Stephan's Quintet
Faint glow within galaxy clusters
Supernova Remnant 0509-67.5
Horsehead Nebula (Infrared)
Heart of the Tarantula Nebula
Westerlund 2