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The James Webb Space Telescope is NASA's largest and most powerful space observatory. The $10 billion space telescope will be the successor to the iconic Hubble Space Telescope. Webb will study several areas of astronomy and cosmology, gazing deep into the cosmos to study how the universe formed. Read the latest news about NASA's James Webb Space Telescope here.
After half a year of commissioning in space, the James Webb Space Telescope will release its first science images in July. Here's how you can tune in to the historic event for free.
The James Webb Space Telescope is ready to start probing the cosmos. An astronomer on the team explains what it takes to get to this stage.
NASA says the $10 billion observatory checked out 7 of its 17 instrument modes for science operations.
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope is gearing up to start operations this summer, and one of its many assignments will be to search for primeval black holes in the early universe.
NASA's next-generation space observatory has sustained its first noticeable micrometeoroid impact less than six months after launch, but the agency isn't too concerned.
The largest near-infrared image of galaxies ever taken by the Hubble Space Telescope has revealed potential targets for the James Webb Space Telescope.
Science writer Natalie Wolchover has received a 2022 Pulitzer Prize for her work at Quanta Magazine explaining the intricate story of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope.
Officials promise geology 'from 50 light-years away,' as they train the James Webb Space Telescope's high-precision spectrographs on two exoplanets.
The James Webb Space Telescope successfully watched a moving asteroid as the telescope inches toward the end of its commissioning period.
The days are ticking away before NASA's massive new observatory shows us the cosmos as we've never seen it before.
The Large Magellanic Cloud is sharper than ever in the infrared eyes of the James Webb Space Telescope.
NASA's next-generation observatory is entering the last stages of preparation before showing scientists an all-new view of the universe.
Having been successfully deployed into a stable orbit between Earth and the Sun, NASA's James Webb Space Telescope is now ready to enter a route closer to home: the United States' mail system.
NASA's new deep-space observatory will soon move between hot and cold in a crucial test of its infrared viewing capabilities.
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All four of Webb's instruments now capture "crisp, well-focused images" of celestial objects, NASA says.