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Institutional Partners

The James Webb Space Telescope is an international collaboration among NASA, the European Space Agency (ESA), and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA).

NASA logo NASA: Overall responsibility for the Webb mission
ESA logo ESA: Provides the Near Infrared Spectrograph, Mid-Infrared Instrument Optics Assembly, and the Ariane Launch Vehicle
CSA logo CSA: Provides the Fine Guidance Sensor/Near Infrared Imager and Slitless Spectrograph


NASA Centers

GSFC: Manages the Webb project and provides ISIM components
JPL: Manages the Mid-Infrared Instrument
Ames: Detector Technology Development
JSC: Provides Observatory Test Facilities
MSFC: Mirror Technology Development and Environmental Research
GRC: Cryogenic Component Development


Academic and Industry Partners

Ball Aerospace
Orbital-ATK (formerly ATK)
Harris
(formerly ITT-Exelis),

Lockheed Martin
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (NGAS)

The Space Telescope Science Institute
University of Arizona