Hubble Science: Exoplanets, Alien Atmospheres

  • Released Monday, February 22, 2021
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For the past 30 years the Hubble Space Telescope has continued its important mission of uncovering the mysteries of the universe. One of those mysteries that Hubble has helped us understand are exoplanets.

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Videos & Images:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
European Space Agency

Music Credits:
“Transitions” by Ben Niblett [PRS] and Jon Cotton [PRS] via Atmosphere Music Ltd [PRS] and Universal Production Music.

Extra Visualizations:
Hubble CGI Hubble Rising + Door Opening: M. Kornmesser (ESA/Hubble)

Water Vapor Planet: Credits: M. Kornmesser (ESA/Hubble)

Vertical Version

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This page was originally published on Monday, February 22, 2021.
This page was last updated on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 1:44 PM EDT.


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