Hubble’s Astronauts

  • Released Thursday, May 5, 2022

Astronauts have played a critical role in Hubble’s 30-year journey. The success and longevity of the Hubble Space Telescope would not have been possible without the service of the 32 astronauts who flew across six missions to launch and repair the telescope.
This video celebrates the astronauts who have helped the Hubble mission to double its lifespan and subsequently led to countless significant discoveries, furthering our knowledge of the universe.

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Music Credits:
“Summer Body” by Josselin Bordat [SACEM] via Koka Media [SACEM], Universal Production Music France [SACEM], and Universal Production Music

Additional Credits:
Fresh Graceful Slideshow by Jorkiy via MotionArray


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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. However, please credit individual items as indicated above.

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This page was originally published on Thursday, May 5, 2022.
This page was last updated on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 11:44 AM EDT.


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