Hubble Turns 21

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Rebecca Roberts
Hubble Turns 21

The Hubble space telescope went into orbit in 1990, and more than twenty years later the telescope continues to send information and images back to scientists studying the universe.

The Hubble space telescope went into orbit in 1990, and more than twenty years later the telescope continues to send information and images to scientists studying the universe. Among other contributions, Hubble gave us one of the first images of a planet outside of our solar system and showed scientists that the expansion of the universe is accelerating.

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Jennifer Wiseman

Senior Project Scientist for the Hubble Space telescope, NASA's Goddard Flight Center

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