Saturday, April 24, 2010

Happy 20th Birthday, Hubble!

Hubble Space Telescope celebrates its twentieth birthday

20 years ago today, the Hubble Space Telescope was launched on board the space shuttle Discovery, opening a new era in astronomy.  Thanks to the efforts of dozens of astronauts, hundreds of dedicated engineers and astronomers, and millions of interested people around the world, Hubble is still going strong at the forefront of astronomy and science!  Happy birthday, Hubble!