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Thousands of scientists, engineers, and technicians from 14 countries, 29 U.S. states, and Washington, D.C. contributed to design, build, test, integrate, launch, and operate Webb.


Partners and Contributors

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

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

  161. Canada

  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

  176. South America

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

  179. Europe

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