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Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning Presents: “Celebrating 31 Years with the Hubble Space Telescope”

Aug 24 2021 - Aug 24 2021 • Time: 5:30-7:00pm Education & History, For the Family, and Recreation & Fitness

Celebrating 31 Years with The Hubble Space Telescope

Tuesday, August 24 from 5:30 – 7:00pm via Zoom

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Dr. Valerie Rapson to talk about The Hubble Space Telescope, NASA’s first Great Observatory, which launched in April of 1990 and has been going strong ever since. Astronomers from across the globe have utilized Hubble to make discoveries related to stars, galaxies, exoplanets, and the early Universe. To date, there have been over 10,000 scientific papers published using Hubble data, making it one of the most prolific astronomical endeavors in history. This talk will cover a brief history of the Hubble Space Telescope and explore some of Hubble’s most amazing and recent discoveries.. Registration for the talk is $15 per person in advance. For more information or to register, please call 802-867-0111 or visit our website at