Former astronaut Dr Kathy Sullivan on creating space history with Hubble mission


Former astronaut Dr Kathy Sullivan recently unveiled the Lego Nasa Space Shuttle Discovery set, which is a detailed recreation of the STS-31 mission that launched the Hubble telescope from the space shuttle Discovery 30 years ago. – Photo: Lego

Just over 30 years ago, on April 25,1990, the space shuttle Discovery blasted off on a mission that would forever change the way we see space.

The STS-31 mission saw Discovery and its five crew members deploy the Hubble Space Telescope into orbit, and since then, Hubble has shared wondrous images of deep space, leading to breakthroughs in astrophysics and space exploration.

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