More about Astronomy and the JWST

Information about the JWST

  • The NASA JWST pages - the main source of information about the JWST, from NASA

UK astronomy events

  • Dark Sky Discovery UK – through the National and Regional networks of partners, Dark Sky Discovery is one way to find out what astronomy and space activities are happening in your area.

MIRI draws on the expertise of the following organisations:

  • Ames Research Center, USA; Astron, Netherlands Foundation for Research in Astronomy; CEA Service d’Astrophysique, Saclay, France; Centre Spatial de Liége,Belgium; Consejo Superior de Investigacones Científicas, Spain; Carl Zeiss Optronics, Germany; Danish Space Research Institute, Denmark; Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, Ireland; EADS Astrium Ltd., UK; European Space Agency, Netherlands; ETCA, Belgium; Goddard Space Flight Center, USA; Instituted’Astrophysique Spatiale, France; Instituto Nacional de Técnica Aerospacial, Spain; Institute of Astronomy, Zurich, Switzerland; Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA; Laboratiore d’Astrophysique de Marseille (LAM), France; Lockheed Advanced Technology Center (USA); Max-Planck Institut fűr Astronomie (MPIA), Heidelberg, Germany; Observatiore de Paris, France; Observatory of Geneva, Switzerland; Paul Scherrer Institut, Switzerland; Physikalishes Institut, Bern, Switzerland; Raytheon Vision Systems, USA; RUAG Aerospace, Switzerland; Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL), UK; Space Telescope Science Institute, USA; Toegepast-Natuurwetenschappelijk Ondeszoek (TNO-TPD), Netherlands; UK Astronomy Technology Centre (UKATC), UK; University College London, UK; Univ. of Amsterdam, Netherlands; Univ. of Arizona, USA; Univ. of Cardiff, UK; Univ. of Cologne, Germany; Univ. of Groningen, Netherlands; Univ. of Leicester, UK; Univ. of Leiden, Netherlands; Univ. of Leuven, Belgium; Univ. of Stockholm, Sweden, Utah State Univ., USA.

The MIRI European Consortium thanks the following National Funding Agencies for their support of the MIRI:

  • Belgian Science Policy Office, Centre Nationale D'Etudes Spatiales, Danish National Space Centre, Deutsches Zentrum fur Luft-und Raumfahrt, Enterprise Ireland, Ministerio De Education y Ciencia, Nova, Science and Technology Facilities Council, Swiss Space Office, Swedish National Space Board, UK Space Agency.

Educational resources

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