The net, about 16 feet across and its target will eventually fall out of orbit together and burn up.
The study of six massive galaxy clusters will shed light on how the earliest galaxies evolved.
The first observations by Hubble shows the galaxy cluster Abell 370.
NASA's Spitzer Telescope is the youngest member of the Great Observatory programme.
Apollo 11 VR is a paid app for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Sony PlayStation virtual reality headsets.
Astronomers use the Hubble Telescope to precisely measure distance of an Ancient Globular Star Cluster
This stellar assembly, a globular star cluster called "NGC 6397", is one of the closest such clusters to Earth.
Astronomers use NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to unearth a 'relic galaxy' in the Milky Way's backyard
The findings, published in the journal Nature, showed that the relic galaxy has twice as many stars as our Milky Way,
The study showed that rising air during the 2007 global dust storm led to over a hundred-fold increase in water vapour in Mars' middle atmosphere.
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Casting has begun for the fifth of seven mirrors that will make up the world's largest telescope: GMTO
The GMT will combine the light from seven 8.4-meter-wide mirrors to create a telescope with an effective aperture 24.5 meters in diameter
Asteroids located about 160 million miles away photobombed Hubble Telescope's deep images of the universe
Asteroids trail that appears as curved or S-shaped streaks intruded into the picture being taken by the Hubble Telescope.
The James Webb Space Telescope will be successor to NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.
These observations represent the earliest signs of activity ever seen from a comet entering the solar system's planetary zone for the first time.
Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, an international team of astronomers has found that an unusual object in the asteroid belt is, in fact, two asteroids orbiting each other that have comet-like features.
The strongest known evidence has been gathered for a stratosphere on an exoplanet about 900 light years from the Earth, known as WASP-121b.
Over the course of 22 minutes, Hubble took 13 separate exposures, allowing NASA astronomers to create a time-lapse video showing the moon's orbital path.
Hubble, Astrosat and Chnadra have simultaneously detected a massive coronal explosion on the nearest planet-hosting star 'Proxima Centauri'.
An international team of astronomers has used the Hubble space telescope to measure the mass of a star by employing Albert Einstein's Theory of Relativity.
The resulting photograph shows the turbulent atmosphere of Jupiter, with colourful bands of that are parallel to the equator.
Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft is on its way to explore a small, ancient object located about 1.6 billion kilometres beyond Pluto, nearly two years after its historic encounter with the icy dwarf planet.