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The Hubble Space Telescope at 23

Mario Livio | Posted 06.30.2013 | Science
Mario Livio

When the Hubble Space Telescope was launched in 1990, the original idea was that it would operate for 10 years. That period was later extended to 15 years. Well, on April 24, Hubble celebrated 23 years since launch, and the telescope is going as strong as ever.