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Quite Amazing!

Embrace The Space Telescope

(Hug Hubble)

Amy in SpaceThrough the lens

Once upon a time, human beings looked to the heavens and imagined a flat surface, changing throughout the day by the power of gods. Now, more than ever before, human beings look to the nightime sky and see the universe. We see farther and more clearly, making it easier to embrace space.

More than any other scientific development, the Hubble Space Telescope is enabling ordinary people to appreciate the beauty and magnitude of the universe. In honor of Space Day (May 22), Amy has put together this list of outstanding Hubble Space Telescope webpages. Use them to extend your reach as you "embrace space."

The Hubble Space Telescope
This is Hubble's home on the web. You'll find everything you want the know. Like this: The Hubble Space Telescope is a 2.4-meter reflecting telescope which was deployed in low-Earth orbit (600 kilometers) by the crew of the space shuttle Discovery (STS-31) on 25 April 1990.

Mission STS-61
There were problems with Hubble. In December of 1993, astronauts on STS-61 serviced the telescope, making it operational.

Hitchhiker's Guide to Hubble
In March, 1997, Hubble needed more work.

The Best of The Hubble Space Telescope
Hubble's Greatest Hits
These awesome collections of images alone make the expense and effort of Hubble worthwhile.

Hubble-Related Educational Activities
Looking for classroom activities? You'll find them here.

Hubble Data Archives
You'll have to dig around, but you'll find everything in the Hubble Archives.

Hubble News
Keep up with the latest developments in Hubble's career.

Where is Hubble Right Now?
Locate Hubble, but only if your web browser can handle java.

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