a composited map showing map showing North America, Europe, French Guiana South America, and the pacific with Hawaii and Alaska. Each speckled with dots indicating contributors to the Webb Space Telescope. Also has the NASA, ESA and CSA logos.
A composite map showing contributors to the Webb Telescope from North America, Europe, South America and the pacific states of Hawaii and Alaska.
Dozens of people grouped together in front of the full scale model of Webb.
Members of the JWST Project Team pictured at GSFC with the full scale model of Webb.

NASA Centers

  • GSFCManages the Webb project and provides ISIM components, assembly and testing of the mirror and instruments.
  • JPLManages the Mid-Infrared Instrument
  • AmesDetector Technology Development
  • JSCProvides Observatory Test Facilities
  • MSFCMirror Technology Development and Environmental Research
  • GRCCryogenic Component Development

Academic And Industry Partners

(In alphabetical order)

Webb Telescope Operations Project

Project Managers

  • Project Manager - Cathy Barclay (acting)
  • Deputy Project Manager - Vacant
  • Deputy Project Manager/Resources - Robyn O'Mara
  • Mission Systems Engineer - Mike Menzel

Project Scientists

  • Senior Project Scientist - Jane Rigby
  • Deputy Senior Project Scientist - Jonathan Gardner
  • Senior Project Scientist Emeritus - John Mather
  • Observatory Project Scientist - Michael McElwain
  • Deputy Observatory Project Scientist - Erin Smith
  • Deputy Observatory Project Scientist - Charles Bower
  • Integrated Science Instrument Module Project Scientist - Matthew Greenhouse
  • Deputy ISIM Project Scientist - Bernard Rauscher
  • Integration, Test, and Commissioning Project Scientist - Randy Kimble
  • Deputy Integration, Test and Commissioning Project Scientist - Christopher Stark
  • Deputy Operations Project Scientist - Susan Neff
  • The Deputy Project Scientist for Communications - Amber Straughn
  • Deputy Project Scientist for Planetary Science - Stefanie Milam
  • Deputy Project Scientist for Exoplanet Science - Knicole Colón
Portrait of Dr Jane Rigby Senior Project Scientist for the James Webb Space Telescope.
Dr Jane Rigby Senior Project Scientist for the James Webb Space Telescope.
NASA/GSFC/Jay Friedlander

Interactive Map of Contributors

Text List of Contributors


  1. Mikrolar Inc. Hampton, NH
  2. CDA InterCorp Deerfield Beach, FL
  3. Advocate in Manpower Management, Inc. (AIMM) Palm City, FL
  4. Geodetics Systems, inc. Melbourne, FL
  5. The Bechdon Company, inc. Upper Marlboro, MD
  6. National Institute of Standards and Technology Gaithersburg, MD
  7. KBRWyle Greenbelt, MD
  8. NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, MD
  9. Jackson & Tull Greenbelt, MD
  10. Global Science & Technology, inc. Greenbelt, MD
  11. The Hammers Company, Inc. Greenbelt, MD
  12. Microtel LLC Greenbelt, MD
  13. Sierra Lobo, inc. Greenbelt, MD
  14. Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies Greenbelt, MD
  15. TRAX International Corporation Greenbelt, MD
  16. TRAX International Corporation Las Vegas, NV
  17. Conceptual Analytics, LLC Glenn Dale, MD
  18. Genesis Engineering Solutions, Inc. Lanham, MD
  19. Science Systems and Application, inc. Lanham, MD
  20. University of Maryland College Park, MD
  21. ASRC Federal Beltsville, MD
  22. ASRC Federal Inuteq Beltsville, MD
  23. Lorr Company Beltsville, MD
  24. Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD
  25. Space Telescope Science Institute Baltimore, MD
  26. Nightsky Systems, Inc. Baltimore, MD
  27. Nu-Tek Precision Optical Corp Aberdeen, MD
  28. NASA HQ Washington D.C.
  29. The Catholic University of America Washington D.C.
  30. U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Washington D.C.
  31. ADNET Systems, inc. Bethesda, MD
  32. Universities Space Research Association (USRA) Columbia, MD
  33. Geologics Corporation Alexandria, VA
  34. Leonardo S.P.A. Arlington, VA
  35. DXC Technology Tysons, VA
  36. BAE Systems, inc. Manassas, VA
  37. Science Application International Corporation Reston, VA
  38. NASA IV & V Facility Fairmont, WV
  39. Lester R. Summers, Inc. Ephrata, PA
  40. TE Connectivity Harrisburg, PA
  41. Team Corporation Burlington, WA
  42. W. L. Gore & Associates, Ltd. Newark, DE
  43. Quantum Coating, Inc. Moorestown, NJ
  44. Valcor Engineering Corporation Springfield, NJ
  45. Kepco Inc. Flushing Queens, NY
  46. Epner Technology Brooklyn, NY
  47. Cobham Semiconductor Solutions Plainview, NY
  48. Cobham Semiconductor Solutions Colorado Springs, CO
  49. Data Device Corporation Bohemia, NY
  50. Data Device Corporation Poway, CA
  51. Data Physics Corporation Santa Clara, CA
  52. ZYGO Corporation Middlefield, CT
  53. Dynavac Hingham, MA
  54. Janis Research Company, LLC Woburn, MA
  55. Appli-Tec, inc. Salem, NH
  56. The Timken Company Keene, NH
  57. Optical Solutions Inc. Charlestown, NH
  58. Indium Corporation Utica, NY
  59. JPW Structural Contracting, Inc. Syracuse, NY
  60. ValveTech, inc. Phelps, NY
  61. Select Fabricators, inc. Canandaigua, NY
  62. Progressive Machine & Design Victor, NY
  63. L3Harris Technologies Rochester, NY
  64. Sigmadyne Rochester, NY
  65. Micro Instruments Corp Rochester, NY
  66. Viewpoint Systems, inc. Rochester, NY
  67. Precise Tool & Manufacturing Inc. Rochester, NY
  68. Triplex Industries, inc. Rochester, NY
  69. University of Rochester Rochester, NY
  70. MOOG INC. East Aurora, NY
  71. MOOG INC. Chatsworth, CA
  72. Keithley Instruments, A Tektronix Company Cleveland, OH
  73. NASA’s Glenn Research Center Cleveland, OH
  74. Materion Corporation Elmore, OH
  75. Nelson Manufacturing Company Ottawa, OH
  76. Lake Shore Cryotronics, inc. Westerville, Ohio
  77. Titanium Brazing, inc. Columbus, OH
  78. ManTech Nexolve Corporation Huntsville, AL
  79. NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center Huntsville, AL
  80. The University of Alabama in Huntsville Huntsville, AL
  81. General Dynamics Cullman, AL
  82. Southern Research Birmingham, AL
  83. The Boeing Company Chicago, IL
  84. Newark Element14 Chicago, IL
  85. Numerical Precision, LLC Wheeling, IL
  86. Air Mobility Command Scott Air Force Base, IL
  87. Ellsworth Adhesive Germantown, WI
  88. Multek – Sheldahl Brand Material Northfield, MN
  89. Minco Products, inc. Minneapolis, MN
  90. ION Corp. Eden Prairie, MN
  91. Emerson Electric St. Louis, MO
  92. Positronic Springfield, MO
  93. Linde Gas La Porte, TX
  94. Acute Technological Services, inc. Houston, TX
  95. MEI Technologies, inc. Houston, TX
  96. NASA’s Johnson Space Center Houston, TX
  97. Texas A&M University College Station, TX
  98. National Instrument Corporation Austin, TX
  99. Park Aerospace Corp. Newton, KS
  100. Belcan Government Services Albuquerque, NM
  101. SolAero Technologies Corp. Albuquerque, NM
  102. UTC Aerospace Systems Albuquerque, NM
  103. White Sands Missile Range White Sand, NM
  104. Blue Line Engineering Colorado Springs, CO
  105. SEAKR Engineering, inc. Centennial, CO
  106. Raytheon Company Aurora, CO
  107. Raytheon Company Goleta, CA
  108. EnerSys - ABSL Longmont, CO
  109. Ball Aerospace Boulder, CO
  110. Space Science Institute Boulder, CO
  111. Composite Technology Development, inc. Lafayette, CO
  112. Aero-Space Tooling and Machining Salt Lake City, UT
  113. Hexcel Salt Lake City, UT
  114. Quick Turn Circuit Salt Lake City, UT
  115. Space Dynamics Laboratory North Logan, UT
  116. Northrop Grumman (formerly Orbital ATK) Magna, UT
  117. Northrop Grumman (formerly Orbital ATK) Commerce, CA
  118. Materion Corporation Mining Site Topaz-Spor Mountains, Utah
  119. Honeywell Phoenix, AZ
  120. Arizona State University Tempe, AZ
  121. 4D Technology Tucson, AZ
  122. Hextek Corporation Tucson, AZ
  123. University of Arizona Tucson, AZ
  124. Microchip Technology Inc. Chandler, AZ
  125. Microsemi Corporation Aliso Viejo, CA
  126. ATA Engineering, inc. San Diego, CA
  127. Quartus Engineering Incorporated San Diego, CA
  128. Newport Corporation Irvine, CA
  129. Magna Tool Inc. Cypress, CA
  130. Tayco Engineering, inc. Cypress, CA
  131. Alliance Spacesystems, LLC Los Alamitos, CA
  132. Aerofit, LLC Fullerton, CA
  133. Vacco Industries, Inc. South El Monte, CA
  134. Jar Machine & Fabrication Azusa, CA
  135. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, CA
  136. Parsons Pasadena, CA
  137. Glenair, inc. Glendale, CA
  138. LA Gauge Company Sun Valley, CA
  139. NEO Technology Solutions Chatsworth, CA
  140. NEA Electronics, inc. Moorpark, CA
  141. Teledyne Imaging Sensors Camarillo, CA
  142. Tavis Corporation Mariposa, CA
  143. University of California, Davis Davis, CA
  144. Viavi Solution Inc. Santa Rosa, CA
  145. Coherent, inc. Richmond, CA
  146. Lockheed Martin Palo Alto, CA
  147. NASA’s AMES Research Center Mountain View, CA
  148. Synopsys, inc. Mountain View, CA
  149. Agilent Technology, inc. Santa Clara, CA
  150. Next Intent San Luis Obispo, CA
  151. Dow-Key Microwave Corp. Ventura, CA
  152. Minus K Technology Inglewood, CA
  153. Northrop Grumman Redondo Beach, CA
  154. Arconic Torrance, CA
  155. Smiths Interconnect Americans, inc. Costa Mesa, CA
  156. Precision Measurements and Instruments Corporation Corvallis, OR
  157. University of Idaho Moscow, ID
  158. University of Hawaii Honolulu, HI
  159. University of Hawaii Hilo, HI
  160. Global Scientific Technology, inc. Honolulu, HI
  161. ASRC HQ Barrow, AK

  162. Canadian Space Agency John H. Chapman Space Centre Longueuil, Québec, Canada
  163. Canadian Space Agency David-Florida Laboratory Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  164. Honeywell Aerospace Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  165. Honeywell Aerospace Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
  166. McGill University Montréal, Québec, Canada
  167. MDA, a MAXAR Company Montréal, Québec, Canada
  168. Université de Montréal Montréal, Québec, Canada
  169. University of Toronto Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  170. York University Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  171. ABB Québec City, Québec, Canada
  172. National Optics Institute (INO) Québec, Québec, Canada
  173. NRC Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Centre Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
  174. Bishop’s University Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada
  175. Saint Mary's University Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

    South America
  176. Guiana Space Centre Kourou, French Guiana
  177. Europe Spatial Qualité Securité (E.S.Q.S) Kourou, French Guiana

  178. Airbus Defence and Space (CASA) Madrid, Spain
  179. Airbus Defence and Space GmbH Ottobrunn, Germany
  180. Airbus Defence and Space GmbH Friedrichshafen, Germany
  181. Airbus Defence and Space Limited Stevenage, U.K.
  182. Airbus Defence and Space Limited Portsmouth, U.K.
  183. Airbus Defence and Space S.A.U. Madrid, Spain
  184. Airbus Defence and Space SAS Les Mureaux, France
  185. Airbus Defence and Space SAS Toulouse, France
  186. AMOS Liège, Belgium
  187. Andersson & Sørensen Ishøj, Denmark
  188. APCO Technologies SA Aigle, Switzerland
  189. ArianeGroup GmbH Ottobrunn, Germany
  190. ArianeGroup SAS Les Mureaux, France
  191. Arianespace S.A.S Evry-Courcouronnes, France
  192. NOVA Optical Infrared Instrumentation Group Dwingeloo, Netherlands
  193. Astrophysikalisches Institut Potsdam (AIP) Potsdam, Germany
  194. Belgian Science Policy Office Brussels, Belgium
  195. Cardiff University Cardiff, U.K.
  196. Carl Zeiss Optronics Oberkochen, Germany
  197. Commissariat à l’Énergie Atomique et aux énergies alternatives (CEA) Paris, France
  198. Centre de Recherche Astrophysique de Lyon (CRAL) Lyon, France
  199. Centre National d'Études Spatiales (CNES) Paris France
  200. Centre Spatial de Liège (CSL) Angleur, Belgium
  201. Centro de Astrobiología (CAB) Madrid, Spain
  202. Chalmers Institute of Technology Onsala, Sweden
  203. Compagnie Maritime Nantaise - MN Nantes, France
  204. Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) Madrid, Spain
  205. Cranfield Precision Engineering Bedford, U.K.
  206. Cranfield University Cranfield, U.K.
  207. CRISA, an Airbus Defence and Space company Madrid, Spain
  208. Danish Space Board Copenhagen, Denmark
  209. Danish Space Research Institute Copenhagen, Denmark
  210. Département d’Astrophysique (DAp/AIM) Saclay, France
  211. ETH, Institute for Particle Physics and Astrophysics Zurich, Switzerland
  212. Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR) Bonn, Germany
  213. DTU Space the National Space Institute at Technical University of Denmark Copenhagen, Denmark
  214. Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies Dublin, Ireland
  215. EDS Engineering Ltd Chelmsford, U.K.
  216. Enterprise Ireland Dublin, Ireland
  217. European Space Agency/ESAC Villanueva de la Cañada, Madrid, Spain
  218. European Space Agency/ESOC Darmstadt, Germany
  219. European Space Agency/ESTEC Noordwijk, Netherlands
  220. European Space Agency/Headquarters Paris, France
  221. Falck Schmidt ACE A/S Fredericia, Denmark
  222. Geneva Observatory Geneva, Switzerland
  223. Ghent University Ghent, Belgium
  224. HTG - Hyperschall Technologie Göttingen GmbH Bovenden, Germany
  225. IABG Ottobrunn, Germany
  226. IberEspacio Madrid, Spain
  227. INAF Istituto di Astrofisica e Planetologia Spaziali Rome, Italy
  228. INAF Osservatorio Astronomico di Roma Rome, Italy
  229. INAF Osservatorio Astronomico di Cagliari Cagliari, Italy
  230. INAF Osservatorio Astronomico di Capodimonte Capodimonte, Italy
  231. INAF Osservatorio Astronomico di Catania Catania, Italy
  232. INAF Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova Padova, Italy
  233. University of Reading, Infrared Multilayer Laboratory Reading, U.K.
  234. Innova Design Emsworth, U.K.
  235. Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris (IAP) Paris, France
  236. Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale (IAS) Orsay, France
  237. Instituto Nacional de Técnica Aeroespacial (INTA) Madrid, Spain
  238. Institut de Recherche sur les lois Fondamentales de l’Univers (IRFU) Saclay, France
  239. Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation Stockholm, Sweden
  240. Laboratoire d’Études Spatiales et d’Instrumentation en Astrophysique (LESIA) Paris, France
  241. Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille (LAM) Marseille, France
  242. Laboratorio de Astrofísica y Física Fundamental Madrid, Spain
  243. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) Paris, France
  244. Leonardo S.P.A. Florence, Italy
  245. LIDAX Madrid, Spain
  246. Linde Gas Products Munich, Germany
  247. Max Planck Institute for Astronomy (MPIA) Heidelberg, Germany
  248. MBDA Stevenage, U.K.
  249. Mersen Boostec Bazet, France
  250. Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación Madrid, Spain
  251. Mullard Space Science Laboratory (MSSL) Dorking, U.K.
  252. National Institute for Astrophysics (INAF) Rome, Italy
  253. Netherlands Research School for Astronomy (NOVA) Leiden, Netherlands
  254. Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) The Hague, Netherlands
  255. Observatoire de Paris Meudon, France
  256. OIP Sensor Systems Oudenaarde, Belgium
  257. Paul Scherrer Institute Villigen, Switzerland
  258. Phoenix Optical Glass Ltd St Asaph, U.K.
  259. Physikalisches Institut Bern, Switzerland
  260. Phytron-Elektronik GmbH Gröbenzell, Germany
  261. Rockwell Collins Heidelberg, Germany
  262. RUAG Space AB Linköping, Sweden
  263. RUAG Space AB Gothenburg, Sweden
  264. RUAG Schweiz AG Zurich, Switzerland
  265. RUAG Schweiz AG Emmen, Switzerland
  266. RUAG Austria GmbH Vienna, Austria
  267. Safran REOSC Saint-Pierre-du-Perray, France
  268. STFC UK Astronomy Technology Centre Edinburgh, U.K.
  269. STFC RAL Space Didcot, U.K.
  270. SOGECLAIR Aerospace S.A.S Blagnac, France
  271. SONOVISION Aix-en-Provence, France
  272. Sonovision-ITEP Paris, France
  273. Spectrogon AB Stockholm, Sweden
  274. SRON Netherlands Institute for Space Research Groningen, Netherlands
  275. UKRI Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) Swindon, U.K.
  276. Stockholm University Stockholm, Sweden
  277. Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. (SSTL) Guildford, U.K.
  278. Swedish National Space Agency (SNSA) Stockholm, Sweden
  279. Swiss Space Office Bern, Switzerland
  280. Syderal SA Neuchâtel, Switzerland
  281. Tecan Weymouth, U.K.
  282. Tekdata Interconnections Limited Stoke on Trent, U.K.
  283. Terma A/S Lystrup, Denmark
  284. Terma B.V. Leiden, Netherlands
  285. Terma GmbH Darmstadt, Germany
  286. Tesat-Spacecom GmbH & Co. KG Backnang, Germany
  287. Thales Alenia Space Florence, Italy
  288. Thales Alenia Space Rome, Italy
  289. Thales Alenia Space Chieti, Italy
  290. Thales Alenia Space Milan, Italy
  291. Thales Alenia Space Varese, Italy
  292. Thales Alenia Space L’Aqulia, Italy
  293. Thales Alenia Space Turin, Italy
  294. Thales Alenia Space ETCA Charleroi, Belgium
  295. TNO/TPD Delft, Netherlands
  296. UK Space Agency Swindon, U.K.
  297. University of Amsterdam Amsterdam, Netherlands
  298. University of Cambridge Cambridge, U.K.
  299. University College London London, U.K.
  300. University of Cologne Cologne, Germany
  301. Durham University Durham, U.K.
  302. University of Exeter Exeter, U.K.
  303. University of Groningen Groningen, Netherlands
  304. University of Leicester Leicester, U.K.
  305. Leiden University Leiden, Netherlands
  306. KU Leuven Leuven, Belgium
  307. University of Oxford Oxford, U.K.
  308. W. L. Gore & Associates GmbH Pleinfeld, Germany
  309. W. L. Gore & Associates, (UK) Ltd. Dundee, U.K.