Hubble's Location at 100,000th Orbit Milestone (Artist's Illustration)

Hubble's Location at 100,000th Orbit Milestone (Artist's Illustration)

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NASA's Hubble Space Telescope reached a milestone of 100,000 orbits at 7:42 a.m. EDT on Monday, August 11, 2008. At that time the telescope was flying above the midway point of the Pacific Ocean and directly over the equator, heading northward. Hubble completes an orbit around Earth approximately once every 90 minutes.


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Announcements, Hubble Telescope, Illustrations

Credits

Credit: NASA, ESA, and G. Bacon (STScI)