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James Webb Space Telescope

Illustration of the James Webb Space Telescope
The James Webb Space Telescope will find the first galaxies that formed in the early universe and peer through dusty clouds to see stars forming planetary systems.

Apply to host a NASA-supported Webb Space Telescope Community Event

Are you interested in holding an in-person or virtual event as part of the “Webb Space Telescope Community Events” initiative? NASA can support museums, science centers, planetariums, public libraries, nature centers, visitor’s centers, zoos, art galleries, community centers, and other non-profit organizations that communicate or wish to communicate science to the public.

Applications are due May 16, 2021

Resources to Celebrate the Webb launch - October 2021

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Professional Development Workshops on Webb


Image of the Sombrero Galaxy taken by Hubble

Closeup image of the nebula spin art creations

Hands-on Activities

Related NISE Network activities

More Hands-on Activities

Spanish language materials

Screenshot of NASA Eyes for Exoplants

Multimedia and Interactive Resources

James Web Space Telescope being assembled

NASA Videos

Resources for Planetariums / Domes

Example poster of James Webb Space Telescope

Printable Materials

 Finding and Collaborating with Subject Matter Experts


Webb Telescope Pumpkin design carved into a pumpkin

Pumpkin Carving




NASA Share your art inspired by the Webb Telescope images montage of artwork various artists

Host your own Webb inspired art exhibition





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Paper Models 



James Web Space Telescope 3D render

3D Printing  




Additional Astrophysics and Space Telescope Resources



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