AN UNRIVALLED SPACE-TIME EXPLORER

Sep 21
by Mirosław Wójcik, Poland

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It's still there; high
above* a peculiar sphere
inhabited by the bizarre
beings trying to define
their place in vastness
seen by its eyes 

However initially, to the
engineers' surprise, an achieved
view wasn't razor sharp.
Therefore, a corrective mission
was sent soon** to
fix an unexpected aberration

Indeed, it's made a
huge difference and mankind
could finally peer into
deep space, for the
first time, discovering wealth
of everything previously hidden

Named after a famous
astronomer, it celebrates grandly
and firmly its 30th
anniversary this year, although
nobody expected it'd be
on duty so long

It helped to reveal
many secrets, even proclaimed
the law; in return,
it was given its
own Vodcast produced by
the NASA/ESA joined team

It tells us fascinating
space-time tales, continuously inspires
artists of various fields.
It's just our remarkable,
kind-hearted, well-deserved telescope!
so... Thank you Hubble!

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* 568 km.
** In December 1993 (STS-61).There were five service undertakings in total, respectively: STS-82 (February 1997), STS-103 (December 1999), STS-109 (March 2002), STS-125 (May 2009).

Mirosław Wójcik | September 21, 2020 | Poland

Here are image details:
"Hubble in orbit"
Credit: European Space Agency.
https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/hubble_in_orbit1/

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