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    • Hubble: Looking Through the Sky Eye Discovering Top Secrets of the Universe
    • Hubble: Looking Through the Sky Eye Discovering Top Secrets of the Universe
    • Hubble: Looking Through the Sky Eye Discovering Top Secrets of the Universe
    • Hubble: The Sky Eye Discovering Top Secrets of the Universet
    • Hubble: Looking Through the Sky Eye Discovering Top Secrets of the Universe
    • Hubble: Looking Through the Sky Eye Discovering Top Secrets of the Universe
    • Hubble: Looking Through the Sky Eye Discovering Top Secrets of the Universe
    • Hubble: Looking Through the Sky Eye Discovering Top Secrets of the Universe
    • Hubble: Looking Through the Sky Eye Discovering Top Secrets of the Universe
    • Hubble: Looking Through the Sky Eye Discovering Top Secrets of the Universe
    • Hubble: The Sky Eye Discovering Top Secrets of the Universe
    • Hubble: Looking Through the Sky Eye Discovering Top Secrets of the Universe
    • Hubble: Looking Through the Sky Eye Discovering Top Secrets of the Universe
    • Hubble: Looking Through the Sky Eye Discovering Top Secrets of the Universe
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    The Hubble was delivered into the orbit by Discovery Shuttle on April 24, 1990.
    Above: The small open star cluster Pismis 24 lies in the core of the large emission nebula NGC 6357 in Scorpius, about 8,000 light-years away from Earth. Some of the stars in this cluster are extremely massive and emit intense ultraviolet radiation.

    A quarter of a century ago NASA launched the Hubble Space Telescope into the Earth orbit. "Even the most optimistic person… in 1990 couldn't have predicted the degree to which Hubble would re-write our astrophysics and planetary science textbooks," one of the launch’s directors, Charlie Bolden, wrote. But the Hubble did revolutionize the science.

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