Category: hubble space telescope

Planet Jupiter, observed by the Hubble Space Telescope on April 3, 2017.

Astronomer Nancy Grace Roman, the “Mother of Hubble,” was born on this day in 1925. She passed away last year. (NASA History Office)

WORKING ON CHRISTMAS: While the beautiful Earth looms in the background, astronaut Steven Smith stands on the mobile foot restraint at the end of the remote manipulator system as he makes repairs to the Hubble Space Telescope, December 24-25, 1999. (NASA)

Yay, science!!

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August 6, 1995 — The Hubble Space Telescope points its powerful eye toward Saturn when it’s in a rare edge-on alignment with Earth and captures these astonishing views of moons Titan and Tethys in orbit around the ringed planet.

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Planet Jupiter, August 5, 1999, observed by the Hubble Space Telescope.

Observations from the Hubble Space Telescope, deployed from the Shuttle Discovery this week in 1990.

Observations from the Hubble Space Telescope, deployed from the Shuttle Discovery this week in 1990.

The Horsehead Nebula, seen in infrared wavelenghts, observed by the Hubble Space Telescope. (Hubblesite)

Jupiter and its Great Red Spot, observed by the Hubble Space Telescope, April 25, 2006. (ESA Hubble)