Twenty two artists were selected nationwide to attend the James Webb Space Telescope Artist Event at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. This gallery shows their impressions of the Webb Telescope and it's mission.
Dr. John Mather, Nobel Laureate and James Webb Space Telescope Senior Project Scientist, answers some commonly asked questions about the Big Bang, and about Webb's role in understanding the early history of the universe.
Check out this 360° view of John Mather in NASA's clean rooms and labs used for Webb. This is a great way to explore the development environment of Webb with our Nobel Laureate Senior Project Scientist. There are a number of associated other 360 views and embedded video views accessible within the 360° space so be sure to pan around and click through on the easter eggs! Credit: Lindau-Noble.org
Join the James Webb Space Telescope in orbit beyond the Moon and explore the universe from its perspective. Planetary systems are born, galaxies form, and stars emerge from within colorful nebulas—all before your eyes. Free on Steam. Notice: NOTE: Requires one of the following virtual reality headsets: HTC Vive or Oculus Rift.
The James Webb Space Telescope's 18 special lightweight beryllium mirrors have to make 14 stops to 11 different places around the U.S. to complete their manufacturing. This graphic shows the different places they have to travel, and what is accomplished at each location.
Want to carve your own James Webb Space Telescope-themed pumpkin? Here are three different patterns you can use. Simply print one (or all of them!) out, and follow the directions, which can be found on each pattern page.
You get to be the scientist in the "Build It Yourself: Satellite!" game! Choose what science your satellite will be used to study, and then decide what wavelengths, instruments, and optics will help you learn the most about the science you've chosen.
NASA Visualization Explorer is the coolest way to get stories about advanced space-based research delivered right to your iPad. A direct connection to NASA's extraordinary fleet of research spacecraft, this app presents cutting edge research stories in an engaging and exciting format.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has been providing amazing images of the universe since April 1990 and has led to remarkable discoveries. NASA's James Webb Space Telescope is the next-generation telescope that will peer even deeper into space and unveil even more mysteries. Both of these extraordinary telescopes are now the topics of two free e-Books available from the Apple iBookstore.
This Fun Pad is designed for ages 5 - 10 years old
and is divided into sections.
- The front section contains general information
about Webb Telescope
- The middle section contains activities for younger
- The back section contains more challenging
A variety of print materials on Webb including posters, lithographs, pamphlets, flyers, and stickers.
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