Episode 2: An Unexpected Journey (Hubble – Eye in the Sky miniseries)

  • Released Monday, July 20th, 2020
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:44PM
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Episode 2: An Unexpected Journey – With five servicing missions, upgraded instruments, and new ways of operating, Hubble is not the same telescope it was when it launched. Discover the innovative ways astronomers and engineers use Hubble today.

This series, Hubble – Eye in the Sky, takes you behind the scenes into the world of Hubble Space Telescope operations. Discover the strategies needed to run a bus-sized observatory as it speeds around Earth at 17,000 miles per hour, and find out how Hubble collects the incredible images and groundbreaking data that have transformed humanity’s vision of space. Witness the ingenuity that keeps such a complex and remote machine working to investigate the mysteries of the universe for more than 30 years.

For more information, visit https://nasa.gov/hubble.

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Videos & Images:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
European Space Agency
Space Telescope Science Institute

Music:
The Machines — Richard Canavan
Cosmic Call — Immersive Music
Moving Headlines — Immersive Music
Our Planet — Remember The Future
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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center