How the Hubble data reach us

3D animation that shows how the data from Hubble Space Telescope arrives on Earth. The information is transmitted to a TDRS satellite, then downloaded by the NASA/Goddard Space Flight Centre (GSFC) in the United States. The GSFC then sends it to Europe for distribution to other data centres.

ESA/Hubble (M. Kornmesser & L. L. Christensen)

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Release date:16 January 2012, 12:06
Duration:22 s

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