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Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Launch of the Hubble Space Telescope

The 25th anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope was on April 24, 2015. To celebrate, GMTO Director, Patrick McCarthy, talked to several media outlets about his experience helping to guide the design of the Wide Field Camera 3. The resulting articles are below.

Nature World News by Brian Stallard. “Hail the Hubble: Experts Talk About the Iconic Telescope’s 25 Years in Space” 

Engadget by Mariella Moon. “Hubble turns 25: The past, present and future”

NBCNews by Alan Boyle. “Hubble Space Telescope Turns 25, With Discoveries and Drama Galore” by Elizabeth Howell. “Beyond Hubble: Future Space Observatories Will Carry Telescope’s Legacy Forward”

Ars Technica by John Timmer: “25 years of the Hubble Space Telescope” 

Washington Post by Joel Achenbach. “Still sharp, Hubble Space Telescope turns 25 with a cloudy future”

The Register by Ian Thomson. “Hubble hits 25th anniversary IN SPAAACE – time for telescope to come home”