The new model presents a contrast to the traditional long, sleek arms presented in images of our galaxy.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope launched in 1990 and has taken some of the most stunning photographs of the universe around us.
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As eyes turn to the deployment of a new space telescope, the Astronauts Memorial Foundation is shining light on the last astronauts to visit one, offering Hubble coins with STS-125 crew autographs.
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope is currently poised to launch and become the most powerful telescope in space. But how will its photos compare to Hubble's?
Baby stars in a nebula create a series a powerful shockwaves visible in a new Hubble Space Telescope image.
Mapping celestial objects like this lets us figure out how fast they are moving relative to each other.
The Hubble Space Telescope has captured a stunning view of the Prawn Nebula floating through deep space.
A new release from the Hubble telescope's vast archive shares an incredible space "snowman" filled with glowing gas.
Hubble team members successfully recovered the observatory's Wide Field Camera 3 instrument on Sunday (Nov. 21), NASA officials said.
The Hubble Space Telescope is on the road back from its latest glitch, but it's not close to the finish line yet.
The shredded remains of a stellar explosion glow bright red in a stunning new photo from the Hubble Space Telescope.
Last month, Hubble suffered a problem with its internal communications, sending its five science instruments into safe mode. The Hubble team just brought one of those instruments back online.
The four original Great Observatories, which launched between 1990 to 2003, provide a good example to follow.
NASA is considering software adjustments to the Hubble Space Telescope to bring the sidelined telescope back into service.