Hubble Space Telescope in Space Race

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The Hubble Space Telescope has been one of the great success stories of space-based astronomy. Placed in orbit by Space Shuttle astronauts in 1990, it provided astronomers with a powerful new tool for studying the Universe.


Mark Avino

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