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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Big discoveries heralded by a faint breath of hydrogen from a distant galaxy

The Square Kilometre Array had detected a tiny signature from 5 billion light years away that heralds great finds in the future.

By 6 July 2015

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Ganymede, biggest moon in the solar system, has a saltwater ocean

NASA says new observations from the Hubble Space Telescope confirm the presence of a subsurface ocean on Jupiter's largest moon.

By 13 March 2015

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Jupiter's Ganymede moon hides a big ocean (pictures)

Observations from the Hubble Space Telescope have confirmed that there's a salty subsurface ocean on Jupiter's largest moon.

7 Images By 13 March 2015