Hubble Space Telescope


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Hub′ble Space′ Tel`escope


n.
an orbiting astronomical observatory launched in 1990, designed to observe extremely distant space from its orbit 370 mi. (592 km) above the earth's atmosphere.
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The Hubble Space Telescope was launched aboard NASA's space shuttle Discovery on April 24, 1990.
To determine the colour of GN-z11, NASA used the Hubble Space Telescope and the Spitzer Space Telescope.
Beginning with a brief biography of the telescope's namesake, Nasa Hubble Space Telescope Owner's Workshop Manual takes you from the telescope's design and development, through its launch and deployment, to its successor: the James Webb Space Telescope.
But they can be captured by a new highly sensitive camera on the Hubble Space Telescope.
Williams spoke about the way space telescopes like the Hubble Space Telescope have changed astronomy in a lecture titled "The New Universe: Revelations from Space Telescopes.
Preston Burch, associate director and programme manager for the Hubble Space Telescope at Goddard said: "I think it's important to remember that ACS was designed to work for five years.
The event was part of the Hubble Space Telescope science team's educational outreach program, Amarant said.
Nasa has made the decision to cancel the fifth and final visit of the space shuttle to service the Hubble Space Telescope.
The Hubble Space Telescope will be retired in 2010, after 20 years of service.
NASA released today 10 fresh new space photos of galaxies and nebulas taken by the Hubble Space Telescope.
The new report, based on 24 distant stellar explosions recorded by the Hubble Space Telescope, indicates that the substance, dark energy, was present in the universe 9 billion years ago.