Hubble Space Telescope

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    The Hubble Space Telescope in a picture snapped by a Servicing Mission 4 crewmember just after the Space Shuttle Atlantis captured Hubble with its robotic arm on May 13, 2009, beginning the mission to upgrade and repair the telescope.

    The Hubble Space Telescope is a project of international cooperation between NASA and the European Space Agency. NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center manages the telescope. The Space Telescope Science Institute conducts Hubble science operations.

    Goddard is responsible for HST project management, including mission and science operations, servicing missions, and all associated development activities.

    To learn more about the Hubble Space Telescope go here:

    www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/main/index.html

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    1. Dean Pieranunzi 50 months ago | reply

      beautiful. its good to see the astronauts using some nikon gear!

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    7. opensourceway 42 months ago | reply

      Thanks for publishing your work with Creative Commons!

      We've used it in an illustration for opensource.com
      opensource.com/life/10/10/beautiful-technology

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