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Inside Media: The 25th Anniversary of the Hubble Telescope


April 25, 2015
Location: Washington, DC

On the 25th anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Telescope, the Newseum will host veteran astronaut John Grunsfeld of NASA and Zoltan Levay of the Space Telescope Science Institute offer their insights on Hubble’s legacy and the future of space exploration.

Their appearance coincides with the release of the new book, “Expanding Universe: Photographs from the Hubble Space Telescope,” which features breathtaking images from deep space taken by the Hubble.

Grunsfeld is a veteran of five space shuttle flights and visited Hubble three times during these missions. He serves as NASA’s associate administrator for the science mission directorate.

Levay is imaging lead at the Space Telescope Science Institute and will explain how the pictures from the book were composed.

A book signing will follow the program. Seating is on a space-available basis, admission is free with Newseum admission.

3 p.m. April 25
Knight TV Studio
555 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20001

Free with Newseum admission, seating is on a space-available basis

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