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Hubble's Odometer Hits 100,000 Orbits - Universe Today
[/caption] This morning at 7:42 EDT, the Hubble Space Telescope completed it’s 100,000th orbit around the Earth. That’s about 4.38 billion kilometers (2.72 billion miles), as it clicks along at 8 km per second (5 miles/s), orbiting Earth once every 90 minutes. Hubble’s been in orbit for over 18 years now, since its launch on … Continue reading "Hubble’s Odometer Hits 100,000 Orbits"