Hubble Space Telescope

Hubble Space Telescope

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News release ID: STScI-2018-54
Release Date: Oct 27, 2018
Image Use: Copyright
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The Hubble Space Telescope was launched on April 24, 1990, by the Space Shuttle Discovery. This is a picture snapped by a Servicing Mission 4 crew member just after the Space Shuttle Atlantis captured Hubble with its robotic arm on May 13, 2009, beginning the mission to upgrade and repair the telescope.


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NASA and ESA