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Hubble at 30: Telescope documenting our universe

Hubble has captured the most distant stars and galaxies as well as the planets in our solar system.

In its 30 years in orbit, the Hubble Space Telescope has been peering deep into the universe and beaming spectacular images of distant galaxies back to earth.

As NASA marks its 30th anniversary, Al Jazeera’s Leah Harding reports on Hubble’s contributions to science.