Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Fact of the Day: Edwin Telescope

NASA's powerful Hubble Space Telescope is named in the honor of the legendary astronomer Edwin Hubble. 

18 comments:

Weekend-Windup said...

Good work done by NASA!!

Bob Bushell said...

Great for Hubble!

Anna-Alina said...

Nice fact! Love galaxy!

Ana Mínguez Corella said...

Fantastic. Well done.. :-)))

Margaret D said...

That's an interesting fact.

Sammie said...

i think what nasa does is quite impressive,like sending all of these satellites to space is crazy :)

Holy Ghost Writer said...

Knew that one

Optimistic Existentialist said...

Just saw Gravity recently and this reminded me of that. Have you seen it Adam?

Christine said...

Did not know it was named after a person!

Anna and Klaudia said...

great job! :)

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Dana said...

I didn't know the story behind the name. Interesting fact!

Miu said...

Why didn't you watch the other seasons?

Pilar Domínguez said...

It sounds completely new for me. Thanks, Adam. Kisses:)

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Good for Hubble!

stephen Hayes said...

Did Hubble wear corrective lenses like his namesake telescope?

Caro * said...

I do not know this interessant fact, a beautiful honor :)

Theresa Mahoney said...

I think I did know this one.

Joy said...

What an honor to named a thing after a him:)