6 Random Facts On NASA’s Window To The Universe – Hubble Space Telescope


Hubble Space Telescope

The Hubble Space Telescope is named after an astronomer namedEdwin Hubble” and was launched into the space in the year 1990. Here are few quick facts on Hubble that you need to know –

1. Hubble is able to take extremely high resolution pictures even without any background light making pictures seem deep view into space and time.

Edwin Hubble astronomer –
edwin hubble astronomer
Hubble Space Telescope
Hubble in Space

2. Hubble Pictures are considered to be revolutionary in the field of “Astrophysicsespecially for determining the actual expansion of space.

3. Hubble is one of the largest space telescopes created by NASA with help from European Space Agency and is operated by Space Telescope Science Institute.

4. It is designed to serve in space and is only Space Machine to do so.

5. The Panchromatic Hubble Andromeda Treasury is nothing but collection of pictures of our neighboring galaxy, Andromeda’s pictures.

6. The Hubble Telescope is to complete 25-years in the year 2015 (as it was launched in April 24, 1990).

Through Hubble’s pictures some researches conclude by saying that after a Billion of years the Andromeda galaxy is likely to merge into our Milky Way Galaxy.

A documentary with minor details of Hubble


Pictures taken by Hubble
Pictures taken by Hubble
Pictures taken by Hubble
Pictures taken by Hubble
Pictures taken by Hubble
Pictures taken by Hubble
Planetary Nebula NGC 2818, Hubble Space Telescope

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Shreya Karania
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