Webb Telescope's First Images Of The Unseen Universe Are Shared By NASA

The comprehension of the universe is profoundly affected by the stunning diversity and remarkable detail of the Webb telescope's photos and data, which will encourage people to have ambitious dreams.

FREMONT, CA: NASA explores the unknown in space for the benefit of all. As the world receives its first glimpse of the capabilities of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope, collaboration with ESA (European Space Agency) and CSA, a new era in astronomy is beginning (Canadian Space Agency). Webb's initial observation reveals the tale of the hidden universe through every stage of cosmic history, from nearby planets outside of our solar system, known as exoplanets, to the most distant detectable galaxies in the early cosmos.

"Today, we present humanity with a groundbreaking new view of the cosmos from the James Webb Space Telescope – a view the world has never seen before. These images, including the deepest infrared view of our universe that has ever been taken, show us how Webb will help to uncover the answers to questions we don't even yet know to ask; questions that will help us better understand our universe and humanity's place within it." says NASA Administrator Bill Nelson.

The start of Webb's science operations, where astronomers from all over the world will have the chance to use Webb's four instruments to investigate anything from objects in our solar system to the early cosmos, is marked by the publication of the mission's first photos and spectra. Webb will investigate the mysterious architecture and origins of our cosmos and our part in it while also looking beyond our solar system to faraway planets revolving around other stars.

"The Webb team's incredible success is a reflection of what NASA does best. We take dreams and turn them into reality for the benefit of humanity. I can't wait to see the discoveries that we uncover – the team is just getting started!" adds Bill Nelson.   

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