Hubble Space Telescope News
Nov 20, 2012
Hubble Captures Saturn's Aurorae
NASA and ESA astronomers released movies of Saturn's northern and southern lights, glimpsed edge-on for the first time by the Hubble Space Telescope. Jorge Ribas reports.
The Skinny On Hubble's New Camera
The Wide Field Camera 3 will let Hubble look deeper into space and further back in time than ever before. Dave Mosher gets the details on the telescope's newest eyes. Jorge Ribas produces.
Extreme Tool Builder
The Hubble Space Telescope wouldn't work without Jill McGuire. That's because she and her team help build the tools that keep it running. She talks to Jorge Ribas about her cool job.
Hubble Awaits Final Tune-Up
With one last Hubble servicing mission left, Discovery Space Producer Dave Mosher and Jorge Ribas find out exactly what upgrades await the space telescope.
A glitch in a computer onboard the Hubble Space Telescope is causing communication issues. Discovery News finds out how NASA is fixing this long distance problem.
The collapsed star - a pulsar - at the center of the Crab Nebula is only six miles across, yet weighs as much as our sun and emits the energy of one hundred and thirty thousand suns.
How Hubble Sees
The Hubble Space Telescope uses a series of mirrors to gather visible, ultraviolet, and infrared light.
Maintaining the Hubble
Specially trained astronauts are on Hubble's pit crew, responsible for maintaining its 400,000 parts.
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