January 24, 2022

James Webb Space Telescope (JWST): A Curated Collection of Reference Resources

A curated collection of reference resources about the James Web Space Telescope (JWST) from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), European Space Agency (ESA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Space Telescope Science Institute (STSI) and the University of Arizona.

Source: STSI

Launch Timeline (via ESA), 

Webb FAQ (via NASA) ||| Webb FAQ (Technical FAQ via STSI)

Webb Key Facts (via NASA) & Webb Quick Facts (via STSI)

Webb Science Writers’ Guide (via STSI)

Webb Space Telescope Media Kit (via NASA)
56 pages; PDF.

Webb Space Telescope Media Kit: Virtual Launch Packet (via NASA)
11 pages; PDF.

Webb Visualizations (via NASA Scientific Visualization Studio)

Additional Resources

Canada’s Role in Web (via CSA)

James Web Space Telescope: A Better Time Machine (via NASA)
9 pages; PDF.

JWST User Documentation (via STSI)

Observing Modes with JWST (via STSI)

Webb History Timeline (via STSI)

Webb: Seeing Farther (via ESA)
24 pages; PDF. \\\ Interactive Version

Webb Space Telescope:Building Printouts of Assembly Parts
18 pages; PDF.

Webb Space Telescope Fact Sheet (via NASA)
2 pages; PDF.

Where is Webb? (via NASA)

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About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.