Happy 25th Birthday, Hubble! Enjoy These Amazing Space Photos

April 22, 2015 11:01 PM

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Happy 25th Birthday, Hubble! Enjoy These Amazing Space Photos

The Hubble Space Telescope turns 25 years old this week - prompting a look back at amazing photos.

On April 24, 1990, NASA launched the Hubble Space Telescope from from its Kennedy launch site. NASA's goal was simple - use an orbital position beyond Earth's atmosphere to take high-resolution photos without background light ruining the image. And for the next 25 years it did exactly that, greatly ...

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