The Hubble Space Telescope shows us the far reaches of our universe -- and that tells us a lot about us, too.
Cosmic Mugs are a series of mugs created by pottery artist Joel Cherrico inspired by images taken from the Hubble Space Telescope. In a video, Cherrico explains the process by which he creates the mugs, and how he draws inspiration from Hubble images to create original works of art. There is currently a waiting list […]
On April 24th, 2015, the Hubble Space Telescope turned 25, and in order to celebrate its birthday, National Geographic premiered a special called Hubble's Cosmic Journey. The hour-long TV special, which is narrated by astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson, first arrived on the National Geographic Channel on April 15th. Show More Summary
Happy Birthday, Hubble! The space telescope with an incredible eye for the weird and wonderful is turning 25 — and to look back over the past 25 years, NASA has put together an album of the best Hubble picture of the year, every year, since 1990. Read more...
VideoAs the Hubble Space Telescope celebrates its 25th anniversary, it's easy to take for granted all we've learned thanks to its incredible discoveries. But don't forget that when it was first launched, the spherical aberration in the primary mirror caused all the images it was returning to be blurry and [...]
The Hubble Space Telescope celebrates its 25th Anniversary in space today, 24th April, with the release of this wondrous image of the giant star-cluster, Westerlund 2, located in the stellar nursery, Gum 29, located 20,000 light-years away in the constellation Carina. [Image credit: Credit: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), A. Nota (ESA/STScI), and the more...
SPACE TELESCOPES ARE EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONS: Most powerful space telescope ever to launch in 2018. As the Hubble Space Telescope celebrates 25 years in space this week, NASA and its international partners are building an even more powerful tool to look deeper into the universe than ever before. The James Webb Space Telescope will be 100 […]
The Hubble Space Telescope is celebrating 25 years of documenting the beauty of our universe - and to commemorate the occasion, NASA has released a stunning image captured by the telescope. "This vista of starry fireworks and glowing...Show More Summary
Years the Hubble Space Telescope has been photographing the universe from above our atmosphere = 25
The Hubble Space Telescope, which turned 25 on Friday, doesn't travel through space. It's in a fairly low orbit -- 353 miles high, just around 100 miles higher than the space station -- and never leaves Earth's side. But over the past quarter of a century, its increasingly impressive resolution has brought us to strange new places.Read full article >>
On this day 25 years ago, the Hubble Space Telescope launched aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery in what marked the beginning of an incredible journey, and the start of a new golden age in the exploration of our Universe. In celebration of this auspicious occasion, NASA has released the official image for Hubble's 25th anniversary in low-Earth orbit. Show More Summary
On telescope's silver anniversary, CBS News space consultant Bill Harwood joins CBSN to discuss how it has changed the way we look at the universe.
The Hubble Space Telescope was launched 25 years ago today. Rumor has it that whale oil was used to lubricate its internal moving parts. Was whale oil ever actually sent into space? Read this article from our magazine to find out. Image: (Flickr user aaroneoustruths)
With over a million observations under its belt and 700,000 iconic pictures to its name, the Hubble is objectively one of the greatest science success stories of all time. Today is the 25th anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope (HST), a milestone that is set to be celebrated by space enthusiasts worldwide. Show More Summary
The telescope began as a “technoturkey” that did not work properly. It has endured to become an icon of space exploration and science.
From NASA: The brilliant tapestry of young stars flaring to life resemble a glittering fireworks display in the 25th anniversary NASA Hubble Space Telescope image, released to commemorate a quarter century of exploring the solar system and beyond since its launch on April 24, 1990. Show More Summary
It's less an observatory than a platform that's been renewed regularly.
Among the pillars and valleys of a nebula 20,000 light-years from Earth, a stellar nursery of glowing gas and dust nurtures thousands of baby stars. This cosmic fireworks display comes to Earth courtesy of the Hubble Space Telescope, which celebrates its 25th anniversary in space on Friday.
NASA plans to follow the Hubble Space Telescope with two exotic new observatories
There’s a common affliction among amateur astronomers called aperture envy—a desire for time on ever-larger telescopes. For those who suffer from it, using the Hubble Space Telescope must be the ultimate fantasy. Hubble turns 25 this year. Show More Summary