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This view of the Hubble Space Telescope, set against the blue-and-white backdrop of Earth, was captured by astronauts on the space shuttle after they'd finished upgrading the telescope during Servicing Mission 3B, which concluded in 2…

Hubble has studied the Moon & Mars, places where humans could be living & working in the near future. In 2005, Hubble viewed Aristarchus crater, one of the Moon's youngest & largest craters. In 2016, it captured a view of Mars when the planet …

Today is ! Listen to the stories of six women who overcame obstacles and challenges in their lives to help make the Hubble Space Telescope a reality and share its discoveries with the world: youtube.com/watch?v=NGWR1pZa7w

Long ago gravity drew these 2 galaxies together. However, actual collisions between stars are very rare as stars are very small relative to the distances between them. Eventually the galaxies will fully merge to form a single, stable galaxy…

This illustration shows the fundamental architecture of the Milky Way galaxy. Not shown is the halo of dark matter surrounding it. A survey that combines both Hubble and ESAGaia data measured the total mass of our galaxy at 1.5 trillion solar masses: …

NASA has recovered Hubble’s Advanced Camera for Surveys instrument, which suspended operations on Thursday, Feb. 28. The final tests were conducted and the instrument was brought back to its operational mode on March 6: go.nasa.gov/2TCJPwg

.Google has launched some new NASA and Hubble exhibits on its googlearts website! There you can find an interactive overview about Hubble, some highlights of the telescope’s many science discoveries, and tours of a few famous Hubble images: …

This photo captures astronaut Astro_Mike working on Hubble in 2002, during the 2nd spacewalk of Hubble's 4th servicing mission, with the curved, blue glow of Earth's atmosphere in the background. For more images from this mission: …

RT NASAblueshift: This might be the most unusual type of music you hear anywhere. Click to hear what happens when we translate the light captured in this gorgeous NASAHubble image of a galaxy cluster… into sound! 🎶🔊go.nasa.gov/2TxyRrW

At 8:31 pm EST on Feb 28th, the Advanced Camera for Surveys suspended operations when a problem occurred during a standard boot procedure. Hubble will continue to perform science with its other instruments while the anomaly is investigated: nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2019/

Hubble's visible-light image of the Whirlpool Galaxy (M51) is a . But have you ever wondered what this galaxy might look like in other wavelengths of light? Find out in this video:

Hubble recently captured this high-resolution mosaic of the spiral galaxy M33. Learn more about this nearby galaxy, which is the 33rd item in astronomer Charles Messier's catalog of easily observable night-sky objects: go.nasa.gov/2Te71B0

We see two dominant elliptical galaxies near the center of the image. The gravity from the galaxy cluster where these galaxies reside is acting as a gravitational lens, allowing us to view the more distant galaxies sitting behind them: …

This is an artist's concept of Neptune's tiny moon Hippocamp. Only 20 miles across, it may actually be a broken-off fragment from a much larger neighboring moon, Proteus! Read the full story: go.nasa.gov/2T9hugU

Astronauts captured this photo of Hubble at the end of its 2nd servicing mission, after equipping it with 2 new instruments: the Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph (STIS) and the Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer (NICMOS…

Happy ! To celebrate, we share this inspirational quote from President Gerald Ford, who signed the budget that officially started the Hubble Space Telescope project.

to Galileo Galilei who was born on this day in 1564! His observations revolutionized the field of astronomy including his discovery of Jupiter's four largest moons. This video shows 3 of the 4 "Galilean moons" as observed by Hubble in 2015…

Hubble has captured the smoking gun of a newborn star! These five objects, visible in blue in the top center of the image, lie within NGC 1333, a reflection nebula full of gas and dust found about a thousand light-years away from Earth: …

Happy Valentine's Day from the Hubble Space Telescope! For more space-themed cards: go.nasa.gov/2SOVLLb

in 1997, astronaut Steve Hawley, who deployed Hubble using the space shuttle's robotic arm in 1990, used the shuttle's arm to capture Hubble from orbit in preparation for its second servicing mission.

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