Colorado astronomers reflect on 25 years of the Hubble Space Telescope

May 5, 2015

The Hubble Space Telescope, which launched in 1990, has been used to calculate the age of the universe, identify far-off planets, and improve our understanding of dark matter. The telescope has many Colorado connections. It’s major instruments were built by Ball Aerospace in Boulder and scientists in the state have been integrally involved in research.

Ryan Warner discusses 25 years of the Hubble Space Telescope at Boulder’s Fiske Planetarium.


  • Doug Duncan, director of the University of Colorado Boulder's Fiske Planetarium
  • Jim Green of the University of Colorado
  • Jennifer Hoffman of the University of Denver
  • Dennis Ebbets of Ball Aerospace