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Hubble Space Telescope
Hubble view of a mountain of dust and gas rising in the Carina Nebula. Courtesy of NASA, ESA, and M. Livio and the Hubble 20th Anniversary Team.

Hubble Space Telescope:

A NASA space telescope that was launched in 1990. Hubble is the largest and best known of NASA’s space telescopes which include the Spitzer Space Telescope, the Chandra X-ray Observatory and the Compton Gamma Ray Observatory. Hubble has presented to the public some of the most extraordinary images of outer space ever seen.