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NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope Exhibit (Now until March 29, 2020)
February 1 - March 29
The Hubble Traveling Exhibit — Now until March 29, 2020
The Hubble Traveling Exhibit is a 2,200 square-foot exhibit that immerses visitors in the magnificence and mystery of the Hubble mission and introduces the James Webb Space Telescope.
The exhibit features a scale model of the Hubble Space Telescope as well as several “satellite” units that not only provide viewers with a hands-on experience with the same technology that allows Hubble to gaze at distant galaxies, but also feature Hubble’s contributions to the exploration of planets, stars, galaxies and the universe.
Exhibit viewers will learn of the various instruments aboard the telescope and the role that each of them plays in providing exciting new images and discoveries. Observers will also get a glimpse into the various hurdles that Hubble has faced in its career and the role that astronauts have played in repairing and servicing the satellite. The exhibit contains images and data taken by Hubble of planets, galaxies, regions around black holes and many other fascinating cosmic entities that have captivated the minds of scientists for centuries.
Thanks to the generous support of SMUD, you can experience the life and history of the Hubble Space Telescope through this interactive and stunning exhibit!