Space is Wildcat Country

The James Webb Space Telescope (Webb) will be the largest, most powerful telescope ever launched into space. It follows in the footsteps of the Hubble Space Telescope as the next great space science observatory, designed to answer outstanding questions about the Universe and to make breakthrough discoveries in all fields of astronomy.

See Webb's First Images

The Mission

The James Webb Space Telescope will be a giant leap forward in our quest to understand the Universe and our origins.

Webb in the News

See the latest stories about the University of Arizona's work on the James Webb Space Telescope.


Meet Arizona's JWST Dream Team

George and Marcia Rieke, both Regents Professors, both members of the National Academy of Sciences. Marcia is the Principal Investigator for JWST’s Near Infrared Camera (NIRCam), and George is the science team lead for the Mid-Infrared Instrument (MIRI).


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