Hubble Space Telescope

Students got their "hands on the Hubble" in Spring 1996, but these pages continue to provide an insiders' view of what it's like to work with Earth's most powerful space telescope!

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A Guided Tour of this Site

In Spring 1996, for the first time ever, students in grades K-l2 had a chance to help do real science using the Hubble Space Telescope. The Space Telescope Science Institute (which operates Hubble) contributed three HST orbits to the PASSPORT TO KNOWLEDGE educational project for this purpose. The planets Neptune and Pluto were selected as targets for original observations by students who served as Hubble Space Telescope (HST) "Co-Investigators", working alongside some of America's foremost astronomers.

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