The first permanent astronomical observatory above the Earth's atmosphere, HST was designed to provide much more detailed views of the universe than can be obtained from the ground. Since its launch in 1990, it has served as one of the major tools by which astronomers have learned about the universe.
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How to use Hubble Space Telescope in a sentence
Williams did it with me several times, for instance when I mentioned the Hubble Space Telescope.The Stacks: Robin Williams, More Than A Shtick Figure | Joe Morgenstern | August 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST