on April 24, 1990 the Hubble telescope was launched into space and after a day out stable orbit. A joint project of NASA and the European space Agency at a cost of almost $2.5 billion Now practically any serious astronomical research is not without the data acquired by the Hubble telescope.
The telescope is equipped with high-precision cameras and tools to show what's going on in the distance 3400000000 light years from Earth. For 25 years, was completed 1200000 observations. In order to make the Hubble complete revolution of the Earth takes only 97 minutes.
In the photo gallery "Midwest" images taken by the Hubble telescope.
The experts at NASA believe that the orbital telescope Hubble will last about five years.