In accordance with Contract NAS5-03127, Statement of Work, Section A.4, A.5, the following guidelines are policies promulgated by the NASA Associate Administrator (AA) for the Science Mission Directorate (SMD) with regard to the implementation of the JWST science mission. Any reference to JWST Program or Project refers to the NASA JWST Program or Project unless explicitly noted otherwise. 

Index

POLICY 1 - LIMITATION ON THE USE OF FUNDS FOR THE RESEARCH OF GENERAL OBSERVERS (GO) AND ARCHIVAL RESEARCHERS (AR)

POLICY 2 - JWST DATA RIGHTS AND DATA DISSEMINATION

POLICY 3 - DATA REQUESTS AND FACILITIES

POLICY 4 - POST-LAUNCH COMMISSIONING JWST

POLICY 5 - CLARIFICATION OF EXTENSION OF EXCLUSIVE ACESS DATA TO PUBLIC AFFAIRS ACTIVITIES

POLICY 6 - DISTRIBUTION OF JWST DATA OBTAINED FROM INVESTIGATIONS OTHER THAN THOSE SELECTED THROUGH THE PEER-REVIEW PROCESS

POLICY 7 - NASA NEEDS FOR SUPPORT FOR OTHER MISSIONS

POLICY 8 - DEFINITION OF OBSERVING TIME

POLICY 9 - ALLOCATION OF GUARANTEED OBSERVING TIME TO SCIENTISTS SELECTED UNDER AO 01-OSS-05 AND THROUGH NASA-ESA-CSA AGREEMENTS

POLICY 10 - REDISTRIBUTION OF GUARANTEED OBSERVING TIME AMONG OBSERVERS

POLICY 11 - PROTECTION OF SCIENCE PROGRAMS ASSOCIATED WITH GUARANTEED TIME

POLICY 12 - EDUCATION AND PUBLIC OUTREACH


Approved by:

Edward J. Weiler, Associate Administrator, Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters.
Jon A. Morse, Director, Astrophysics Division, Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters.
Eric P. Smith, JWST Program Scientist, Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters.



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