Hubble Telescope - In Space

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NASA photograph shows the Hubble Space Telescope in the Space Shuttle Discovery's cargo bay during a repair mission in 1999.
From the web article by Phys.Org we learn that:

The Hubble Telescope was first put into orbit at an altitude of 600 kilometers (360 miles) by the shuttle Discovery in 1990, Hubble has transmitted more than 750,000 spectacular images and streams of data from the ends of the universe, opening a new era in astronomy.

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Image online courtesy of NASA, via the phys.org website.


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