Hubble Space Telescope
The Hubble Space Telescope was designed to see clear and deep views of the many distant galaxies,stars and most planets in the solar system.
Lasting far beyond it's planned lifetime the hubble has made a huge impact in every area of astronamy.Results from the orbiting telescope are the backbone of more than three tousand five hundred technical papers.
●Hubble is ruffly the size of a large school bus,13.2 meters (43.5 feet).
●It weighs 11,110 kg which is as much as two full-grown elephants.
●In an average orbit Hubble uses 3,000 watts of energy - roughly the same as 30 household light bulbs.
●The Hubble is the first space based optical telescope in the world.
●It is named for American astronomer Edwin P. Hubble. Dr. Hubble confirmed an "expanding" universe, which excelled for the Big Bang theory.