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Happy Birthday, Hubble Space Telescope

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The Hubble Telescope was carried into orbit on this day, April 24th, back in 1990, which makes it 19 years old. Now it can finally legally drink alcohol in Ontario!

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The Hubble Telescope has taken countless stunning, amazing pictures of deep space since entering orbit. Check out a few of our favorites in the gallery below, and the official Hubble site for tons more. [Hubble Site via Wired]

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I encourage all of you to watch this video about the Hubble Deep Field (aka the most important image ever taken):

I apologize for not knowing how to embed.