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Events and Official Press releases supporting The Telescope's 25th Anniversary Celebration
FEBRUARY 25
2015

25th Anniversary Video Series – The Original Hubble

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The Hubble Space Telescope was named for astronomer Edwin Hubble. February's episode looks at Hubble's life and accomplishments, which include the discovery that the universe is expanding.


JANUARY 20
2015

25th Anniversary Video Series – Hubble: The Beginning

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January's episode looks at the state of astronomy before Hubble and the difficulties of observing from the ground that drove the need for a space telescope.

The 25th Anniversary Videos are exclusive interviews with the people who built,...


JANUARY 5
2015

Hubble Launches 25th Anniversary With New Eagle Nebula Image

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To kick off its year-long birthday celebration, Hubble has revisited what is perhaps its most iconic image: the "Pillars of Creation" in the Eagle Nebula. Striking new details are evident in this image of the dusty, star-forming region that...