NASA’s First Chief Astronomer, the Mother of Hubble

Video of woman describing the creation of space telescope programs.
May 20, 2020
CreditNASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/Katrina Jackson
Historical DateFebruary 11, 2018
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Known as the "Mother of Hubble," Dr. Nancy Grace Roman was instrumental in taking the Hubble Space Telescope from an idea to reality and establishing NASA's program of space-based astronomical observatories.