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Happy 25th birthday, Hubble Space Telescope

It almost failed before it had even begun, yet it has far outlived its planned lifespan, becoming a treasure of untold value. Crave talks to some of the engineers who've kept it going.

By 24 April 2015


Travel 1,470 light-years in 27 seconds to Veil Nebula in new NASA video

NASA takes you from a backyard view of the night sky all the way into a gorgeous nebula thanks to the power of the Hubble Space Telescope.

By 25 September 2015


Awesome nebula cradles a runaway star

The Hubble Space Telescope has captured a glorious picture of a brightly burning, quickly moving star and the wind-blasted nebula around it.

By 24 August 2015


Hubble sees the shimmering wings of a space butterfly

The Twin Jet Nebula looks like a cosmic butterfly -- its shining wings glowing with iridescent colors -- in a new Hubble Space Telescope image.

By 27 August 2015


Hubble spots mother lode of 250 ancient tiny galaxies

Scientists are getting a peek into the early days after the big bang thanks to Hubble's discovery of a large collection of dwarf galaxies.

By 24 October 2015


Surprises revealed in new 4K Jupiter close-up by Hubble

The space telescope is taking a close look at the gas giant and finds that a massive wave on the planet seen decades ago wasn't just a fluke.

By 14 October 2015


NASA's New Horizons post-Pluto target is just a billion miles away

If a mission extension is approved, the New Horizons spacecraft will take a short jaunt to a mysterious icy object in the Kuiper Belt.

By 31 August 2015


Hubble sees the lovely Lagoon Nebula sparkling in space

Hubble delivers another visual stunner with a new look at the Lagoon Nebula tucked into the Sagittarius constellation.

By 8 August 2015


Hubble telescope observes freaky antics of 'Nasty 1' star

Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope say the star nicknamed Nasty 1 (Miss Jackson if...) doesn't behave like a typical star of its kind. Hence its bad-boy image and name.

By 22 May 2015


Space telescopes help search for aliens, dark matter and the beginning of time

The next decade is going to see some stunning advancements in telescope technology, opening up a brave new universe of interstellar discoveries.

By 4 August 2015