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Hubble at 25

Posted: 28 Apr 2015

Researcher in astronomy instrumentation, Dr Sarah Kendrew, tells the story of the Hubble Space Telescope's magnificent 25 years:

25 years ago, on 24 April 1990, NASA launched the first major astrophysical observatory into space. The Hubble Space Telescope, the product of 2 decades of work in Europe and the US, marked the beginning of a new era in our study of the Universe.