Hubble: Humanity's Quest for Knowledge

  • Released Friday, December 30th, 2016
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:48PM
  • ID: 12472

Launched on April 24, 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope has provided over a million observations, advancing studies of the solar system, nebulae, exoplanets, stars, black holes, galaxies, dark matter, and dark energy. The culmination of decades of human ingenuity, the Hubble Space Telescope remains at peak performance and continues humanity's quest for knowledge.

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