JWST for Scientists
The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), NASA's next flagship infrared observatory, developed in partnership with ESA and CSA, successfully launched on December 25, 2021. After deploying in space and alignment and calibration of the mirrors and instruments, JWST began science operations in July 2022.
Accessible to the worldwide scientific community, JWST offers scientists the opportunity to observe galaxy evolution, the formation of stars and planets, exoplanetary systems, and our own solar system, in ways never before possible. This website offers scientists information on proposing for time on JWST as well as the capabilities of the observatory's instruments and modes, data analysis tools and software, and news and events.
Presentations from the 14th JSTUC Meeting Are Now AvailableMarch 06, 2023
The 2023 JWST User Survey Is Closing SoonMarch 01, 2023
NASA’s Webb Spots Swirling, Gritty Clouds on Remote PlanetMarch 22, 2023
JWST at the 242nd American Astronomical Society Meeting
The 242nd American Astronomical Society (AAS) meeting will include updates as the astronomical community prepares for the second year of science with JWST.
The First Year of JWST Science Conference
NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope was launched successfully on December 25, 2021 and formally began science operations on July 12, 2022. STScI — the science and...
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The NASA James Webb Space Telescope, developed in partnership with ESA and CSA, is operated by AURA’s Space Telescope Science Institute.