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Hubble’s Successor Is Almost Ready to Go

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Hubble is one of the most important telescopes in history. It showed us so much of the universe around us and has been credited with keeping the public’s imagination about space alive — […] The post Hubble’s Successor Is Almost Ready to Go appeared first on

Today in History for April 25th

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Radio pioneer Guglielmo Marconi born; 'America' first used on a world map; U.S. and Soviet troops meet in World War II; The Hubble Space Telescope deployed into orbit; Jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald born. (April 25)        

Celebrate Hubble's Birthday by Tearfully Reviewing Its Best Photos

For so many nerds, the Hubble space telescope feels more like a friend than a hunk of metal in the cold vacuum of space—a friend whose job you’re super jealous of. The ‘scope, which launched on the space shuttle Discovery in 1990, has sent back some of the most incredible images from the final frontier—over 1.3… Read more...

Hubble spies a nebula surrounding a nearby Wolf-Rayet star

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have captured a stunning image of a nebula located 5,200 light-years from Earth. Located in the direction of the constellation Canis Major, the nebula enshrouds a large, bright star named EZ Canis Majoris. “EZ Canis Majoris is responsible for creating...

Cosmic pairing

The Hubble Space Telescope celebrates 27 years with two close friends

Benchmarks: April 24, 1990: The hubble space telescope is launched

Five hundred and eighty kilometers above Earth, orbiting at more than 27,000 kilometers per hour, is a 12-ton, bus-sized eye on the universe: the Hubble Space Telescope. When Hubble launched aboard the space shuttle Discovery on April 24, 1990, scientists hoped it would provide answers to many of the great unknown questions of the day. Show More Summary

Hubble observes first multiple images of explosive distance indicator

(ESA/Hubble Information Centre) A Swedish-led team of astronomers used the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to analyze the multiple images of a gravitationally lensed type Ia supernova for the first time. The four images of the exploding star will be used to measure the expansion of the Universe. Show More Summary

Galaxies snuggle up in Hubble 27th anniversary image - CNET

The Hubble Space Telescope birthday celebration kicks off with a gorgeous image of two spiral galaxies that like to buddy up.

Hubble celebrates 27 years with two close friends

(ESA/Hubble Information Centre) This stunning cosmic pairing of the two very different looking spiral galaxies NGC 4302 and NGC 4298 was imaged by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. The image brilliantly captures their warm stellar glow and brown, mottled patterns of dust. Show More Summary

NASA has discovered a water world in our solar system capable of sustaining life

NASA’s Cassini mission and Hubble Space Telescope provided information that suggest a form of chemical energy, that life can feed on, appears to exist on Saturn's moon Enceladus. Read more... More about Real People, Real Time Video, Cassini Spacecraft, Cassini, and Hubble Space Telescope

Geysers on Jupiter moon may be next spot to explore for life - CNET

The Hubble Space Telescope has again spotted plumes shooting from Jupiter's Europa, and scientists are eager to go have a closer look.

Watch live: NASA discusses new discoveries in ocean worlds

NASA will discuss new results about ocean worlds in our solar system from the agency’s Cassini spacecraft and the Hubble Space Telescope during a news briefing 2 p.m. EDT on Thursday, April 13.        

(WATCH TODAY) NASA TV Livestream "New Discoveries On Ocean Worlds Beyond Earth" News Conference

NASA will discuss new results about ocean worlds in our solar system from the agency’s Cassini spacecraft and the Hubble Space Telescope during a news briefing 2 p.m. EDT on Thursday, April 13. The event, to be held at the...       ...

Intense auroras adorn Uranus in new Hubble release

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

NASA has released a composite image created from observations made by the Voyager 2 probe and the Hubble Space Telescope, displaying intense auroras glowing in the atmosphere of the icy planet Uranus... Continue Reading Intense auroras...Show More Summary

Auroras on Uranus Dazzle in New Hubble Telescope Views

Bright auroras light up Uranus' atmosphere in two newly released photos, which combine observations by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and the agency's Voyager 2 probe.

Auroras on Uranus Captured Again by Hubble | Video

The Hubble Space Telescope captured the first clear images of the auroras in 2011. In 2012 and 2014, the Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph (STIS) aboard Hubble captured the phenomena again.

Trilobites: Photos of Jupiter From NASA Spacecraft, Both Near and Far

The Juno space probe and the Hubble Space Telescope recorded new images of Jupiter that will help scientists study the solar system’s largest planet.

Jupiter at Opposition - Hubble Snaps New Views of Gas Giant | Video

The Hubble Space Telescope was used to capture new imagery of Jupiter on April 3, 2017. The gas giant will be at opposition with Earth on April 7

Hubble Zooms in on Giant Jupiter to Study Changes in Its Atmosphere --"Great Red Spot is Shrinking"

During April 2017 Jupiter is in opposition: it is at its closest to Earth and the hemisphere facing Earth is fully illuminated by the Sun. The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope used this special configuration to capture an image of what...        

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