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Happy 20th Birthday Hubble: Jaw-Breaking Birthday Photo And Collection

November 17, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

It’s been 20 years since Hubble was launched off from the Kennedy Space Center and be placed in orbit. It has been 20 years of jaw-dropping discoveries and awesome photos. These photos are not just for display purposes but has also been giving scientists a clearer view of the outer space thus contributing much to their various studies.

As per history courtesy of wikipedia, the Hubble space telescope was carried into orbit by a space shuttle in April 1990. It is named after the American astronomer Edwin Hubble. Although not the first space telescope, Hubble is one of the largest and most versatile, and is well-known as both a vital research tool and a public relations boon for astronomy. It was launched from the vehicle from the Space Shuttle Discovery. It just suited that the space telescope has been contributing so much discovery.

Here are photos taken by the telescope published from the abcnews.com. You can view their complete gallery here.

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