A galaxy far, far away — farther, in fact, than any other known galaxy — has been measured by astronomers.
As we celebrate Hubble's 25th year in space, let's have a quick rundown of some of the space telescope's key statistics.
It's been an eventful 25 years for what turned out to become the world's best-known telescope and perhaps among the most productive science instruments ever made. Here's a look at Hubble's life in pictures.
Hubble’s scientific bounty has benefited a wide range of astronomical and astrophysical fields, including the study of planets, moons and small icy bodies in the outer solar system and the cosmological history of the universe. Here’s a look at a few of Hubble’s greatest hits.
The Hubble Space Telescope, among the most celebrated and popular machines ever made, starts its 25th year in orbit on Thursday, the anniversary of its launch aboard NASA’s now-retired space shuttle Discovery.
Beyond Hubble, NASA looking at NASA's James Webb Telescope to image the universe's first light, soon after the Big Bang.
Underpinning tributes this week marking the 25th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope’s launch is the knowledge that the orbiting observatory has years of cutting edge science projects ahead.
The iconic Hubble Space Telescope turns 25 this month, and getting the ball rolling on a life-hunting successor instrument would be a fitting birthday present, one prominent researcher argues.
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