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Everything is Well-Lit in Space

The Big Picture always does justice to space-related photos and today's set of images from the ongoing final Hubble servicing mission is no exception to this rule.

Most fascinating, I think, is Hubble's aged look. Check out the Hubble photos compared to, say, this image of Kepler, launched just a couple months ago. I think the best way to describe the space aesthetic from 1990 is cardboard wrapped in tin foil.

http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2009/05/hubbles_final_servicing_missio.html ]

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