Accolades and awards for the James Webb Space Telescope are piling up! This page lists many of the most prestigious awards to date. Each is a feature article or linked story that can be clicked through to read the details.
Nov 16, 2022
Webb Telescope’s Marcia Rieke Awarded Catherine Wolfe Bruce Gold Medal
Marcia Rieke, Regents’ Professor of Astronomy at the University of Arizona and principal investigator for the near-infrared camera on the James Webb Space Telescope.
Credits: George Rieke / UAZ
NASA’s Webb Science Team Wins Wernher Von Braun Memorial Award
The award was accepted by Dr. Eric Smith, the associate director for research in the Science Mission Directorate’s Astrophysics Division at NASA Headquarters in Washington and program scientist for the James Webb Space Telescope.