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December 21, 2012: New Free e-Books Available about 2 Famous NASA Space Telescopes View feature

December 20, 2012: The Webb Telescope's Holiday Package View feature.

December 3, 2012: Testing the Fold: The James Webb Space Telescope's Sunshield View feature.

November 28, 2012: Video Hails Arrival of 2 Different Webb Telescope Mirrors View feature.

November 21, 2012: Attention Redditors: "I Am A Nobel Laureate, Ask Me Anything" with Project Scientist John Mather, Nov. 26, 1pm ET View feature.

November 21, 2012: New NASA Video Serves 'COCOA' to Test Webb Telescope Component View the Feature.

November 7, 2012: Cleaning Webb Primary, Secondary Mirror Canisters View feature.

November 2, 2012: NASA's Hubble and Webb Telescope Exhibit Comes to Washington County Museum in Oregon View feature.

October 25, 2012: NASA's Uncanny Amazing Webb MirrorsView feature.

October 24, 2012: NASA Goddard Astrophysicist Researcher Dr. John Mather Listed Among 25 Most Influential People in Space View feature.

October 23, 2012: Quasar May Be Embedded in Unusually Dusty Galaxy. Webb is needed to see the young stars buried within! Read more in the feature article.

October 23, 2012: JWST + STEM education meet in the RealWorld-InWorld engineering design challenge. Learn more about how to participate by watching this video. You can also learn more on this page on our site.

October 16, 2012: New! All your technical questions about the James Webb Space Telescope and solar system observations answered in our FAQ for scientists.

October 15, 2012: 'Giant Erector Set' Supports Webb Telescope Test Component View photo feature.

October 9, 2012: Nobel Laureate John Mather Tweet-chats at NASA View feature.

October 4, 2012: Webb Telescope's 'Worm Holes' in the Clean Room. View photo feature.

October 3, 2012: Taking COCOA Cryo. View photo feature.

October 2, 2012: Blanketing NASA's Webb Telescope's Science Instrument Electronics. View the feature.

September 24, 2012: First Two Webb Telescope Flight Mirrors Delivered to NASA. View the feature.

September 14, 2012: Yes, the James Webb Space Telescope Mirrors 'Can': View the photo feature.

September 12, 2012: We have a brand new video out - Infrared: Beyond the Visible. View the video (Link will take you to the Space Telescope Science Institude's website) and read the NASA feature.

September 11, 2012: New! Check out our Life Cycle Of a Massive Star Activity: Download the Bookmark (pdf) and Activity (pdf).

September 9, 2012: Our newest Webb Update (our technical newsletter) is out! Download the pdf. It is also available on our newsletters page (where you can also subscribe).

August 24, 2012: The Webb Telescope's 'Golden Spider': View the photo feature.

August 23, 2012: Meet the Faces Behind the MIRI - Part 2: Rieke, Thatcher, Wright and Sukhatm. Read the feature.

August 21, 2012: We've added presentations from the 2012 SPIE meeting: View the page.

August 17, 2012: New Video Reveals the James Webb Space Telescope's Canadian 'Dynamic Duo': Read the feature or watch the video.

August 13, 2012: Second Flight Instrument Delivered for James Webb Space Telescope: Read the feature.

August 9, 2012: Meet Torsten Böker, European Space Agency (ESA) Mid-Infrared Instrument (MIRI) scientist and the James Webb Space Telescope Deputy Project Scientist.: Read his bio.

August 8, 2012: We've updated our Recent Accomplishments page, where you can find adetailed (and somewhat technical) tracking of our progress: View the page.

August 6, 2012: Meet Mike Ressler, James Webb Space Telescope Project Scientist for the MIRI instrument: Read his bio.

July 24 2012: Meet the Faces Behind the MIRI - Part 1: Wright, Goodson, Glasse and Ressler: See the feature.

July 11 2012: Want to learn about light, optics, and the James Webb Space Telescope? Come to our family science night for middle school-aged students and families at NASA Goddard on July 25th! Preregistration required. More information: See the feature.

July 6 2012: Scanning Webb's Surrogate Eye. See the photo feature.

29 June 2012: NASA's 'Webb-Cam' Has Double Vision for MIRI's Arrival Read the feature.

26 June 2012: Learn about all the cool science that's being done with space telescopes by building your own with our new Flash game! Read the feature or play the game!

25 June 2012: There is a new Behind the Webb video podcast. Learn about how Webb's mirrors were coated. Watch the podcast.

14 June 2012: First Flight Instrument Delivered for James Webb Watch the video.

14 June 2012: Meet Bernie Rauscher, Deputy Project Science for the Integrated Science Instrument Module (ISIM).

7 June 2012: James Webb Space Telescope's Mirrors Get 'Shrouded': Read the feature.

23 May 2012: We have a new gallery of multimedia products, from science features to B-roll, located at the Science Visualization Studio: View the SVS site.

17 May 2012: Our latest Webb Update newsletter is out! You can download a pdf from our Newsletters page.

16 May 2012: Got a question about JWST science? Chat with Nobel Laureate and JWST project scientist John Mather on Twitter May 17th at 2pm EDT. Tweet your question using the hashtag #JWSTscience and you might get an answer! You can also follow the tweetchat via our official Twitter feed. More information.

24 April 2012: NASA's Webb Telescope Flight Backplane Section Completed. Read the feature.

23 April 2012: We've added a team member bio to our Meet The Team page. "Meet Rich Ryan"

18 April 2012: Webb Telescope Spinoff Technologies Already Seen in Some Industries. Read the feature.

12 April 2012: NASA Goddard Engineers Testing Webb Telescope's OSIM and BIA Instruments. View the photo feature.

5 April 2012: Our Recent Accomplishments page was updated with some items with a March due date Visit the page.

29 March 2012: The MIRI Has Two Faces: Go 'Behind the Webb' (Telescope) in a New Video Read the feature.

27 March 2012: We have another team member bio up on the site. Meet George Sonneborn.

15 March 2012: "The Amazing Technology That Crafted the Webb Telescope Technology" Read the feature.

7 March 2012: NASA Astrophysicist Amber Straughn will be giving a free talk on the James Webb Space Telescope, March 21 in Washington, DC. Read the release for more information.

5 March 2012: NASA Invites Children and Families to Learn About the Universe Through the Eyes of NASA's New Webb Space Telescope. Read the release for more information.

28 February 2012: There is a new Behind the Webb video podcast out, about the MIRI instrument.

28 February 2012: The Winter 2012 Webb Update is now on our Newsletter page.

17 February 2012: We have an updated fact sheet comparing Hubble and Webb. You can find it at the top of our Print products page.

2 February 2012: New, a set of telescope-themed activities from the Smithsonian's National Air & Space Museum, designed for the informal-education setting. View our For Educators page.

9 January 2012: NASA's James Webb Space Telescope: A Year of Achievement and Success Read the feature.