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News Archive / Tagged: Hubble

  • New Horizons seeks help for Uranus and Neptune observations

    Laurel KornfeldAugust 21st, 2023

    NASA's New Horizons mission is seeking assistance from amateur astronomers in observations of ice giants Uranus and Neptune, which will be conducted in September.

  • Hubble switched to backup computer, science operations resume

    Cullen DesforgesJuly 19th, 2021

    NASA announced the Hubble Space Telescope has been switched to a backup payload computer successfully, allowing the telescope to resume science operations.

  • 30 years since the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope

    Theresa CrossApril 24th, 2020

    Thirty years ago today, the Hubble Space Telescope took to the skies aboard STS-31 and Space Shuttle Discovery.

  • Ultrahot Jupiters destroy water

    Jim SharkeyAugust 15th, 2018

    "Ultrahot Jupiters" are a class of incredibly hot giant exoplanets that orbit their star more closely than Mercury orbits the Sun. These worlds, such as Wasp-121b, are tidally locked, meaning one side of the planet permanently faces its star. But what separates this world from others?