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Hubble is 13.3 m (43.5 feet) long — the length of a large school bus..   Large School Bus  
Hubble weighs 11,110 kg (24,500 pounds) — as much as two full-grown elephants.   Two full-grown elephants  
Hubble's latest solar arrays (installed during Servicing Mission 3B) cover 36 m2 (384 square feet) — equal to the area of a highway billboard.   Highway Billboard  
Hubble's primary mirror is 2.4 m (7 feet 10.5 inches) across — taller than basketball player Gheorghe Muresan, who is 2.3 m, or 7 feet 7 inches.   Gheorghe Muresan  
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