The Hubble Space Telescope’s celebration of thirty years in space this April is a time to not just look back to the tremendous accomplishments that have happened over that span, but also to look forward. Originally conceived as a Great Observatory, Hubble’s flexibility enables a wide range of science. Its ability and willingness to adapt... Continue Reading →
Author: Rachel Osten
I am an astronomer at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, MD. I work on Hubble as the Deputy Mission Head. My science research interests are understanding how energetic phenomena on stars work as well as what the implications are for what are around stars (planets!). I use telescopes around the world and in space, from long wavelength radio arrays to high energy space telescopes.