Origins Hubble a view to the edge of space  
people ideas tools place


Hubble is many places --The Space Science Telescope Institute, where astronomers do their research, Goddard Space Flight Center, where NASA builds and controls the telescope, and space, where the telescope floats. And scientists from many walks of life lend a unique character to Hubble’s earth-based centers.

Earth and Moon


Info Circuit
Satellites and people relay information between Hubble and Earth in a continuously moving circle. Follow the path from a scientist's office into space and back again.
A look inside life at Mission Control.
Real Estate

Some spots are better than others for siting a telescope. Space is one of the best. Find out why.




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