Astronautics Vocabulary

The Astronautics Vocabulary is a glossary of terms that pertain to the science and technology of spaceflight. This alphabetical list can be navigated by clicking on the letters A-Z displayed on this page.

Definition of Hubble Space Telescope (HST)

Translation:
télescope spatial Hubble
Definition:
An orbiting telescope that collects light from celestial objects in visible, near-ultraviolet, and near-infrared wavelengths. The telescope was launched April 24, 1990 onboard the NASA Space Shuttle Discovery and is operated jointly NASA and ESA.
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