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Mr. Hubble's Telescope
Star cluster NGC 346Hubble's view of a brilliant star cluster in the Small Magellanic Cloud, located 210,000 light years away. Credit: NASANASA Glenn Visitor Center
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

"Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science." - Edwin Powell Hubble (1889-1953)

Come to the Visitor Center on Sat. Aug. 16 to hear about the Hubble Space Telescope's latest astronomical results and learn more about the upcoming Hubble servicing mission. This family event includes kids' crafts, "Picture Yourself in Space" digital photographs, lunar and meteorite sample display table and plenty of handouts -- all FREE!

Presentations fill up fast. Make your reservations today by calling (216) 433-9653.


11 a.m. - The Hubble Space Telescope: Greatest Hits

What's Hubble been up to lately? Find out during a discussion with Dr. Frank Summers, astrophysicist with the Space Telescope Science Institute. He'll describe this unique scientific instrument's latest discoveries.

Hubble servicing mission 4 crewThis shuttle Atlantis crew will be the last to visit Hubble. In October, they will repair and upgrade the space telescope. Credit: NASA1 p.m. - Hubble Servicing Mission #4 - Status Report

In October, NASA plans to visit the Hubble Space Telescope for the last time. Dr. Frank Summers, astrophysicist with the Space Telescope Science Institute, will present an overview of the servicing mission and the new capabilities it will give Hubble in observing the universe.

Please note the following important guidelines:
  • Advanced registration guarantees admission to the Visitor Center. Call (216) 433-9653.
  • All adult visitors are required to present government-issued photo identification.
  • Access to the NASA Glenn Visitor Center is limited to U.S. citizens.
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