Webb Space Telescope’s First Full-Color Images Are Just Weeks Away


A portion of the Large Magellanic Cloud, as seen by the Webb Telescope.

A section of the Large Magellanic Cloud captured by Webb’s MIRI instrument.

Long before Webb even launched from French Guiana, we’ve been waiting for this moment: the first full-color images from this cutting-edge space telescope. NASA announced yesterday that those pictures will be available on July 12, along with some spectroscopic data.