JWST Proposal Handbook PDFs

The official—and most up-to-date—JWST user documentation are available in the webpage articles on this website. 

Downloadable PDF collections of the documentation are provided below as a courtesy, made available and updated when feasible. 

Updated October 29, 2020

The PDF documents listed below were created on October 29, 2020. They include all updates to article between January 23, 2020 and October 22, 2020.

Cycle 1 Call for Proposals

Proposal Preparation Handbook

Proposing Tools Handbook 

MIRI Handbook

NIRCam Handbook

NIRISS Handbook

NIRSpec Handbook

Data Calibration and Analysis Handbook



Released January 23, 2020

The PDF documents listed below represent the state of JDox on January 23, 2020.

Cycle 1 Call for Proposals

Proposal Preparation Handbook

Proposing Tools Handbook

MIRI Handbook

NIRCam Handbook

NIRISS Handbook

NIRSpec Handbook

Data Calibration and Analysis Handbook




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