Hubble’s 30th Year in Orbit

  • Released Monday, April 27, 2020

On April 24, 2020, the Hubble Space Telescope celebrated its 30th year in orbit by premiering a never-before-seen view of two stunning nebulas named NGC 2020 and NGC 2014. Even after all these years, Hubble continues to uncover the mysteries of the universe. These are a few science achievements from Hubble’s latest year in orbit.

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Music Credits:
“Twist of Fate” by Axel Tenner [GEMA], Michael Schluecker [GEMA], and Raphael Schalz [GEMA]. Berlin Production Music and Universal Production Music.

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This page was originally published on Monday, April 27, 2020.
This page was last updated on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 1:45 PM EDT.


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