Hubble Space Telescope (HST) lithograph PDF (417KB)
From its position about 350 miles above Earth’s surface, the refurbished Hubble Space Telescope is well equipped to resume scientific observations. The text describes how the telescope works. A diagram identifies the telescope's science instruments and other important parts.
- Facts of interest about the image
The image of Hubble was taken just after the telescope was released from space shuttle Atlantis near the end of Servicing Mission 4 in 2009.
- Classroom activity
Included is an inquiry-based classroom activity that focuses on the image and text.
PDF of Hubble
Space Telescope lithograph (417KB)
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