pearl jubilee

11 New Hubble images reveal the cosmos in stunning detail

Happy 30th anniversary, Hubble Space Telescope.

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NASA's Hubble Telescope was launched into low-Earth orbit in the year 1990, and it remains one of the largest and most versatile space telescopes in operation.

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The telescope is due for a long-awaited retirement. It was initially meant to go offline this year, but the date was pushed to the year 2025.