“Inside Story” –The Hubble Camera that Unveiled the Mysteries of the Cosmos 

Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2 (WFPC2)

 

“They were sharp,” said the JPL’s John Trauger, of the images Hubble captured after astronauts fixed a fatal flaw in its primary mirror discovered soon after the space telescope’s launch in 1990 . “And it wasn’t just that we had pictures that looked amazing, it was that we were making new discoveries right away. There were things in the images that we’d never seen before.”

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