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ESAC JWST archive which is part of ESA's European Space Data Centre set of archives at https://jwst.esac.esa.int/archive/.
Webb Launch (Christmas Day, 2021) On Saturday 25 Decembar 2021, the James Webb Space Telescope was launched on an Ariane 5 rocket from Europe's spaceport in French Guyana.
Launch press releases The full press releases associated with Webb launch can be found here: NASA, ESA and Arianespace.
ESA press releases A full set of ESA press releases since launch and Webb news can be found at https://www.esawebb.org.
NASA Webb blogs For up-to-date information about the status of the Webb mission, please check the Webb blog of the NASA Webb web site.
For general information about the Webb mission and the European contribution to the mission, check the ESA Webb page here.
For the ESA James Webb Space Telescope launch kit, check the ESA page here.
Launched on 25 December 2021
As of 1 June 2023: JWST GO Cycle 2 selection complete and footprints of accepted proposed observations available in the archive at < ESA JWST Archive
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Webb was launched on an Ariane 5 Launcher on December 25, 2021