Latest Hubble Deep Field Stories
Servicing complete on Hubble Telescope - observatory equipped for final round of discoveries HOUSTON, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Space Exploration, the leading collaboration of space industry businesses and advocacy groups, announced today the release of a statement by board member Steve Hawley, a former astronaut on five space shuttle missions, two involving the deployment and servicing of the Hubble Space Telescope. (Logo:...
The Hubble community bids farewell to the soon-to-be decommissioned Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2 onboard NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.
First motion is almost always a big event in the world of space exploration.
Designed and built by JPL, the Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2 has been the workhorse camera on NASA's Hubble Space telescope's since it was added to the observatory in December of 1993.
An international team of astronomers have undertaken a survey with a new submillimeter camera have discovered more than a hundred dusty galaxies in the early Universe, each of which is in the throes of an intense burst of star formation.
The U.S. space agency is inviting the public to select one of six astronomical objects for the Hubble Space Telescope's next mission. The objects are ones Hubble has not yet photographed and range from far away galaxies to dying stars.
A mysterious flash of light from somewhere near or far in the universe is still keeping astronomers in the dark long after it was first detected by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope in 2006.
Anyone who has wondered what it might be like to dive into a pool of millions of distant galaxies of different shapes and colors, will enjoy the latest image released by ESO.
During the night of October 15, Space Telescope Operations Control Center engineers at NASAâ€™s Goddard Space Flight Center turned on and checked out Side â€˜Bâ€™ of Hubbleâ€™s Science Instrument Control and Data Handling (SIC&DH) system.
Astronomers looking at galaxies in the universe's distant past found nine young, compact galaxies, each weighing in at 200 billion times the mass of the Sun. The galaxies, each only 5,000 light-years across, are a fraction of the size of today's grownup galaxies.
- Emitting flashes of light; glittering.