Institutional Partners

International Collaboration

The James Webb Space Telescope is an international collaboration among NASA, the European Space Agency (ESA), and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA).

NASA logo NASA: Overall responsibility for the Webb mission
ESA logo ESA: Provides the Near Infrared Spectrograph, Mid-Infrared Instrument Optics Assembly, and the Ariane Launch Vehicle
CSA logo CSA: Provides the Fine Guidance Sensor/Near Infrared Imager and Slitless Spectrograph

NASA Centers

GSFC: Manages the Webb project and provides ISIM components
JPL: Manages the Mid-Infrared Instrument
Ames: Detector Technology Development
JSC: Provides Observatory Test Facilities
MSFC: Mirror Technology Development and Environmental Research
GRC: Cryogenic Component Development