Hubble Space Telescope

Picture of Hubble Space Telescope, one of the largest space telescope in low Earth orbit
Started on
Age
 Tuesday April 24, 1990
32
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7
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15
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Basic information

AKA
HST or Hubble
Category
others
Country
United States
Description
one of the largest space telescope in low Earth orbit

The mission started on April 24, 1990 by launching Space Shuttle Discovery and was deployed one day later. It entered service on May 20, 1990. 

The telescope was in service incredibly over 30 years. On January 6, 2022 it celebrate a round 1 billion seconds (1000,000,000s)

NASA created a website, where you can see what Hubble discovered on your birthday, you can try it here.

On December 25, 2021, was launch James Webb Space Telescope, which is an even larger telescope. 

Find more information about Hubble Space Telescope on Wikipedia

Half birthday

Next half birthday falls on
Monday October 23, 2023
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Age in different time units

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Planet Age

How old Hubble Space Telescope would be if it was started on a different planet
Mercury
135.47 years
Venus
53.03 years
Mars
17.35 years
Jupiter
2.75 years
Saturn
1.11 years
 
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