Hubble: Humanity’s Quest for Knowledge


>>ANNOUNCER: 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, and lift-off of the Space
Shuttle Discovery with the Hubble Space Telescope,
our window on the universe. [music] OVER ONE MILLION OBSERVATIONS GROUND-BREAKING SCIENCE NEBULAE EXOPLANETS STARS BLACK HOLES SOLAR SYSTEM DARK MATTER GALAXIES DARK ENERGY THE CULMINATION OF DECADES OF
HUMAN INGENUITY OVER 14,000 PEER-REVIEWED PAPERS SUPPORTED BY THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE
ON THE GROUND AND 32 ASTRONAUTS IN SPACE FIVE SERVICING MISSIONS DATA FOR THREE NOBEL PRIZE
WINNERS ONE TELESCOPE>>JOHN GRUNSFELD: Hubble isn’t
just a satellite. It’s about humanity’s quest for
knowledge. The only way of finding the
limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the
impossible. I want to wish Hubble its own
set of adventures, that it may unlock further
mysteries of the universe. [music fades] [satellite swooshes by] www.nasa.gov/hubble
@NASA_Hubble

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