Exhibit on View: January 23, 2024 through June 23, 2024
A NASA traveling exhibit that immerses visitors in the magnificence and mystery of Hubble's 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 (stations) that offer visitors a hands-on experience with the same technology that allows Hubble to gaze at distant galaxies. These units also feature Hubble's contributions to the exploration of planets, stars, galaxies, and the universe.
Exhibit patrons will learn about Hubble's various instruments and the role that each one plays in providing exciting new images and discoveries. Visitors also get a glimpse of the various hurdles Hubble faced in its career and discover the role that astronauts played in repairing and servicing the observatory. The exhibit showcases Hubble's iconic images and data of planets, galaxies, regions around black holes, and many other fascinating cosmic entities that have captivated scientists for centuries. Experience the life and history of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope through this stunning interactive exhibit.