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Hubble's Legacy eBook from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum


Reflections by Those Who Dreamed It, Built It, and Observed the Universe with It

This book, which includes contributions from historians of science, key scientists and administrators, and one of the principal astronauts who led many of the servicing missions, is meant to capture the history of this iconic instrument. Collectively, this work offers a measured assessment of the Hubble Space Telescope and its contributions to science over more than 23 years.

Smithsonian download page