Origins Hubble a view to the edge of space  
people ideas tools place
Sure, there are plenty of astronomers working on Hubble. But there are also thousands of craftspeople, designers, engineers and others who keep the Hubble's show running smoothly. They do very different jobs, but they share the experience of working somewhere quite out-of-the-ordinary.


super novas
Women have made huge contributions to astronomy, despite the fact that the science has always been dominated by men. Hear a few stories from the trenches.

hubble's crew
It takes more than astronomers to keep Hubble up and running. Meet just a few of the artists, engineers, craftspeople who contribute to the telescope's story.

who was hubble?
Meet "the great synthesizer," whose observations proved that the universe is expanding, and laid the groundwork for the Big Bang theory.


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