Technical Resources

Access these resources for additional technical information about JWST instruments and processes.

The JWST commissioning team summarized the characterization of the spacecraft, the telescope, the science instruments, and ground system at the end of commissioning (12 July 2022) in this report. 

Read the Report

JWST User Documentation (or "JDox") is a collection of short, focused, and connected articles that provide information typically found in traditional instrument handbooks, data handbooks, and calls for proposals.

Access JDox

The JWST Help Desk is a resource for JWST Observers to get their technical questions answered. It also houses a knowledge base of questions and answers to provide additional technical assistance.

Contact the JWST Help Desk



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For technical assistance, please contact the JWST Help Desk.


The NASA James Webb Space Telescope, developed in partnership with ESA and CSA, is operated by AURA’s Space Telescope Science Institute.