Hubble Space Telescope

  • Released Friday, December 4th, 2015
  • Updated Tuesday, March 19th, 2024 at 12:00AM


Since its launch in 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope has changed our fundamental understanding of the universe. Hubble’s unique design, allowing it to be repaired and upgraded with advanced technology by astronauts, has made it one of NASA’s longest-living and most valuable observatories. Today, Hubble continues to provide views of cosmic wonders never before seen and is still at the forefront of astronomy.

The Hubble Space Telescope is an international collaboration between NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA).

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These videos feature some of the incredible Hubble Space Telescope scientific discoveries made over more than 33 years of observations.


These fully produced Hubble web shorts go over the telescope's history, capabilities, or the people involved with its success.

Career Aspirations

These videos feature the many career paths that the Hubble Space Telescope has available. From the astronauts who fix Hubble to the developers who work on its software, from the scientists who study the data to the people who spread the word about its discoveries, the telescope is supported by people who traveled unique paths to join the Hubble adventure. Learn about their stories and find out how your skills could lead you to NASA.

Iconic Imagery

Some of Hubble's most famous and visually stunning images. For a full catalog of Hubble imagery, search

Hubble's Inside The Image

Series that features in-depth explanations on some of Hubble's most iconic images.

Hubble Science Series

Series that features easy-to-understand explanations on the complicated science discoveries made by the Hubble Space Telescope over the years.


These documentaries highlight some of the biggest moments and people involved with the Hubble Space Telescope.


Hubble Trivia is a miniseries featuring some frequently asked questions and surprising facts about the famous space telescope.

Hubble Tool Time

A six-part mini-series about the tools used on the Hubble Space Telescope servicing missions.

Servicing Missions

Hubble, orbiting 353 miles (569 km) above the surface of Earth, is the first telescope designed for space-based maintenance. Astronauts visiting Hubble have made repairs, replaced parts, and updated its technology with new instruments.

Servicing Mission 1 - 30th Anniversary Series

This 7-part miniseries celebrates the 30th anniversary of the heroic Servicing Mission 1, the mission which saved the Hubble Space Telescope.

Anniversary Celebrations

Hubble’s unique design, allowing it to be repaired and upgraded with advanced technology by astronauts, has made it one of NASA’s longest-living and most valuable observatories, beaming transformational astronomical images and discoveries to Earth for decades.

These videos commemorate Hubble’s 30th birthday which was celebrated in 2020, and Hubble's 25th birthday which was celebrated in 2015.

Archival Footage

Historical footage of the telescope.


B-roll reels of Hubble facilities or events


Footage from live Hubble news campaigns

Spacecraft Animations

Animations of the Hubble Space Telescope.