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25th Anniversary Video Series

Exclusive interviews with the people who built, maintain and use data from Hubble

3: The Original Hubble


The Hubble Space Telescope is named after one of the preeminent astronomers of the last century, Edwin Hubble. Among his notable discoveries is that the universe we live in is both enormous and expanding. This episode takes us on a journey through the life and times of the person whose name was bestowed upon one of the most significant scientific instruments ever built.

Credit: NASA, ESA, and M. Estacion (STScI)