Latest Hubble Live Stories

2010-04-21 09:39:00

WASHINGTON, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the eve of the Hubble Space Telescope's 20th anniversary, NASA will offer live satellite interviews with two of the telescope's premier scientists: Ed Weiler, associate administrator of the Science Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters in Washington, and former astronaut John Grunsfeld.

2009-09-04 06:50:00

NASA will hold news briefings at 11 am and noon EDT Wednesday, Sept 9, to release and discuss the first images from the newly refurbished Hubble Space Telescope.

2009-05-12 15:10:00

The Atlantis crew charged with servicing the Hubble Space Telescope one last time uncovered a 21-inch series of nicks on four or five thermal tiles, apparently caused by launch debris.

2009-05-06 16:15:47

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2009-05-05 08:24:32

The U.S. space agency says it will join the Imax Corp. and Warner Bros.

2009-05-04 17:29:00

WASHINGTON, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA, the IMAX Corporation and Warner Bros.

2008-12-08 10:09:46

The U.S. space agency has set May 12 as the target launch date for space shuttle Atlantis' mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope. The final servicing mission to Hubble was delayed in September when a data-handling unit on the telescope failed.

2008-09-30 09:00:13

By Marcia Dunn Associated Press CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA said Monday it is delaying its mission to the Hubble Space Telescope until next year because of a serious breakdown of the observatory in orbit.

2008-09-30 06:00:12

By Dan Vergano and Traci Watson A hardware failure means the planned October launch of a space shuttle to fix NASA's Hubble Space Telescope will be delayed until mid-February, the space agency said Monday.

2008-09-29 15:55:00

NASA said on Monday that it is delaying its mission to the Hubble Space Telescope until next year because of a glitch that has caused the telescope to stop sending science data.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.