JWST

James Webb Space Telescope
(JWST) satellite

JWST patch
satellitepatch

This page contains philatelic information on the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) satellite. Catalog numbers, years of issue, and notes on the satellites featured are given when available. If readers know of additional information or images, please contact the authors using the e-mail addresses at the bottom of this page.

JWST is also known as the Next Generation Space Telescope (NGST).

JWST was named in honor of NASA's second administrator James E. Webb (1906 - 1992).

Launch information
(found elsewhere)
Launch covers
(including anniversary-of-launch covers, and launch-related event covers)
(farther below)
Other postal items
(stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.)
(immediately below)
JWST JWST JWST
JWST (on other than JWST launch covers)


Below is a list of James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) satellite postal items (stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.).

CountryCatalog NumberType of ItemYear of IssueNotes on Content
James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)
BurundiBL495A
BL495B
In (lower) margin of MS2 (Mi3478A-3479A)
In (lower) margin of imperforate MS2 (Mi3478B-3479B)
2014"James-Webb (tÚlescope spatial)"
Congo (Democratic Republic)Mi2193A
Mi2193B
One of MS3 (Mi2191A-2193A) vertical, or one of MS3 (Mi2191A-2193A) horizontal
One of imperforate MS3 (Mi2191B-2193B) vertical, or one of imperforate MS3 (Mi2191B-2193B) horizontal
2013"James Webb Space Telescope"
Congo RepublicUnknown ss (BL?)
Unknown iss
On stamp of SS1
On stamp of imperforate SS1
2014"James Webb Space Telescope"
Guinea Republic2229 (Mi4052A)
i2229 (Mi4052B)

Imperforate
2003"NGST" (JWST)
Guinea Republic2229a (BL816A)
i2229a (BL816B)
On stamp of SS1 (2229)
On stamp of imperforate SS1 (i2229)
Guinea Republic2229a fdcSS1 on FDC
Guinea Republic2229b
i2229b
MS4 (4x 2228)
Imperforate MS4 (4x i2228)
Guinea Republic2229b fdcMS4 and cachet on FDC
MoldovaNonePersonalized postage2014"Telescopul Spaţial James Webb"


Below is a list of James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) satellite launch covers (including anniversary-of-launch covers, and launch-related event covers).

CountryCancel DateCancel LocationType of ItemNotes on Content
2021-?: James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)
No launch cover images available until this satellite is launched!
JWST (on other than JWST launch covers)
United States2013-12-13Sagamore Beach MA(Coverscape) cachet on HST anniversary cover"James Webb Space Telescope" (in text only)


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