Really nice Webbcam view right now: [ Jwst.nasa.gov Link ] They are setting up to measure the mirrors again, post-environmental testing.
The lovely spiral Frisbee galaxy, as seen by Hubble. The James Webb Space Telescope will help us learn more about how galaxies form and evolve.

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Image credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA
The primary mirror of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope is made up of 18 hexagonal segments that when combined are 6.5 meters (21 feet 4 inches) across. In this photo only 15 of the 18 segments are showing. The three segments on each side of the primary mirror actually fold back, so that the telescope will fit into its launch vehicle. In this photo, one wing is extended, and the other is...
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"If you were a bumblebee hovering at the distance of the Moon, we'd be able to see you." John Mather on the James Webb Space Telescope's capabilities, in this interview with Fox Baltimore: [ Foxbaltimore.com Link ]

Hubble Telescope's successor, the James Webb Space Telescope, being built in Maryland

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What happens when the lights are turned out in the enormous clean room that currently houses NASA's James Webb Space Telescope? The technicians who are inspecting the telescope and its expansive golden mirrors look like ghostly wraiths in this image as they conduct a "lights out inspection" in the Spacecraft Systems Development and Integration Facility (SSDIF) at NASA's Goddard Space Flight...
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What happens when the lights are turned out in the enormous clean room that currently houses NASA's James Webb Space Telescope? The technicians who are inspecting the telescope and its expansive golden mirrors look like ghostly wraiths in this image as they conduct a "lights out inspection" in the Spacecraft Systems Development and Integration Facility (SSDIF) at NASA's Goddard Space Flight...
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Scientist Stefanie Milam and engineer Begoña Vila on the symbiotic relationship between engineering & science, particularly in reference to the James Webb Space Telescope: [ Youtu.be Link ]

(Also available on the NASA eClips site: [ Arc.nasa.gov Link ]

Launchpad: Engineering Design to Support Scientific Discovery

Engineering design and technology development support scientific discovery. Learn about the roles engineers and scientists play when working together on NASA...

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Images of the art created as a result of the November 2016 Artist Event. You can see this all in person at the NASA Goddard Visitor Center though April 16, 2017. We also have a web gallery with more information, detail photos, and making-of photos. [ Jwst.nasa.gov Link ]
At our November Artist Event, Laddie Scott Odom captured this portrait of #JWST with a 1932 Graflex Press Camera. #oldtechnewtech #ThrowbackThursday
Will you be at #SXSW2017? Visitors will be able to talk to #JWST scientists and engineers! Our schedule of events: [ Nasa.gov Link ]

Media, Public Invited to Visit NASA's James Webb Exhibit at SWSX

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If you are in the DC area, come by the NASA Goddard Visitor Center to see our exhibit of James Webb Space Telescope-inspired art. It's free and open to the public, and runs through April 16th.

If you can't make it, you can always view all the art via our web gallery: [ Jwst.nasa.gov Link ]

Attached to this post is a sampling of some of the art. Much much more in the exhibit!

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A lovely view right now on our WebbCam - the James Webb Space Telescope is back in our cleanroom at NASA Goddard: [ Jwst.nasa.gov Link ]
Want to know what the discovery of seven earth-sized planets around the TRAPPIST-1 star means for #JWST?- Read more: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]

Probing Seven Worlds with NASA's James Webb Space Telescope

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What's next for #JWST after finishing vibration testing? Acoustic testing! Read more: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]

Images: Views from outside and inside the acoustic test chamber. Credit: NASA/Chris Gunn
Facebook live on NASA Goddard's Facebook page starting now!
A neat little way to help you envision what it'd be like to be on the surface of TRAPPIST-1d...
In case you missed it, today's big exoplanet announcement!
In case you missed it, there will be an exhibit of James Webb Space Telescope-inspired art at the NASA Goddard Visitor Center starting March 3, and running through April 16th. It is free and open to the public. Media are invited to come at 1pm on March 2nd for a preview!

Information on attending the media preview on on the exhibit itself is here: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]

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James Webb Space Telescope Art Exhibit Opens to Public

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Free and open to the public! The James Webb Space Telescope: Science + Art exhibit, will run March 3 to April 16th at the NASA Goddard Visitor Center in Greenbelt, MD. More info on visiting the exhibit: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]

This art was created by artists who were selected to attend a special event in November 2016, where they were able to be inspired by the actual telescope. The artists...
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Public talk on #JWST - Dr. Amber Straughn will be at Perimeter Institute in Waterloo, Ontario on March 1. Tickets are now sold out, but there is a free webcast, more info here: [ Bit.ly Link ]

A New Era in Astronomy: Amber Straughn Public Lecture - Inside the Perimeter

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