The Most Evocative Pictures From the Early History of Space Exploration

The Hubble Space Telescope and other modern great observatories have treated us to scrapbooks full of mind-blowing, dazzling views of the universe. The mesmerized public never takes them for granted. Emotionally compelling pictures of our place in space really didn't emerge until the birth of the space program in the late 1950s. Though the early snapshots... Continue Reading →

Snapshot of a Compulsive Universe

Guest blogger Ray Villard, STScI News Director As the news director for STScI, I have Hubble pictures for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. And, after 28 years of having a ringside seat to Hubble’s eagle-eye views, one is always tempted to think we’ve seen it all with this prolific space observatory. But that’s never the case... Continue Reading →

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