Science & Astronomy

25 Years of the Hubble Space Telescope: A Story of Redemption
2011: Interacting Galaxies Arp 273
April 25th, 2015
This week, NASA and the space science community celebrated 25 years since the launch and deployment of the Hubble Space Telescope, an instrument with one of the greatest redemption stories in science history.
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Holding Hubble History: Artifacts Preserve Space Telescope's 25-Year Legacy
Hubble Space Telescope Deployment
April 24th, 2015
The Hubble Space Telescope, launched 25 years ago, will never land in a museum. But that doesn't mean all of Hubble's history will be lost. The observatory's legacy will live on in the artifacts from its quarter-century (and more) observing the universe.
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How Will the Hubble Space Telescope Die?
The Hubble Space Telescope in Orbit
April 24th, 2015
While Hubble is healthy now, the telescope is not immortal. Serious problems could conceivably crop up in a number of different Hubble systems.
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Writing Hubble Telescope History: Q&A with Author Robert Zimmerman
'The Universe in a Mirror' by Robert Zimmerman
April 22nd, 2015
On the 25-year anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope, Space.com talked with science writer Robert Zimmerman, author of "The Universe in a Mirror: The Saga of the Hubble Space Telescope and the Visionaries Who Built it."
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Mars Rover Curiosity Spotted from Space (Photo)
MRO Spots Mars Rover Curiosity in 'Artist's Drive'
April 24th, 2015
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured a photo on April 8 that shows the car-size Curiosity rover cruising through a valley called Artist's Drive in the foothills of Mount Sharp.
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NASA Unveils Spectacular Photo for Hubble Telescope's 25th Birthday
A stunning image of the star cluster Westerlund 2 and gas cloud Gum 29 was chose as the official photo for the Hubble telescope's 25th birthday.
April 23rd, 2015
An awe-inspiring landscape of multicolored dust and jewel-like stars has been unveiled as the official image of the 25th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope.
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NASA Mulls Spy Agency's Telescopes for Dark-Energy Mission
Artist's Rendition of Proposed WFIRST-AFTA Mission
April 23rd, 2015
NASA is considering requesting money in next year's budget to eventually start using two space telescopes it received from the United States' spy satellite agency, a senior official told Space.com.
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