Watch the Webb In Progress on our "Webb-cam"!
Click these thumbnails or scroll down for larger images and descriptions of current clean-room activity.
On the WebbCams Today
The black latticed structure you may see is our flight Integrated Science Instrument Module (ISIM) structure. It holds our flight instruments. View images of the ISIM on Flickr.
A view of the assembly stand where JWST's mirrors will be mounted onto the backplane structure that holds them. The test version of this backplane (called the Pathfinder) was recently in the cleanroom. It (and the two test mirrors mounted on it) is on its way to NASA Johnson for cryo testing. View images of the Pathfinder on the Flickr.
About the Spacecraft Components
To learn more about the various components of the Webb Telescope, see the Observatory page as well as our interactive 3d spacecraft model (new window) (requires flash).
Webb-cam Time-Lapse Movies
Be sure to check out our selection of time-lapse movies that compress hours and even days of Webb-cam footage into a few minutes.
You are looking at the largest clean room of its class in the world; it is located at NASA Goddard. These WebbCam views take you live into the NASA clean room where the Webb Telescope is being integrated and tested. Explore NASA Goddard's Cleanroom (new window).
The image is updated once per minute. You can view the webcam on our Home page or at a slightly larger size on our WebbCam page.
(There is always the possibility that the webcam may not function properly. Please bear with us if that is the case.)