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Hubbles takes new Deep Field Image, 13.2 billion years into the past.


The eXtreme Deep Field (XDF) focuses on a small patch of the constellation Fornax, containing some 5,500 galaxies. The image was culled from 10 years of photos of the same region of space shown in the Hubble Ultra Deep Field, which was last updated in 2009, based on data gathered in 2003 and 2004.


Hubble Telescope Observes Matter Falling Into Black Hole

For the first time, astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope were able to directly observe the matter spiraling in to a black hole.


NASA Image Of The Day - Above Earth

NASA Image Of The Day - Above Earth

With a mostly dark home planet behind him, astronaut Michael Good rides Atlantis' remote manipulator system arm to the exact position he needs to be to continue work on the Hubble Space Telescope on the STS-125 mission's fourth spacewalk on May 17, 2009.


Complex Hubble Repairs Begin

Work with new tools is highly intricate, as dozens of pieces could hit and damage telescope.


Shuttle Fuels for Launch to Upgrade Hubble

Fueling has started on space shuttle Atlantis for its mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope.


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