Definition of space telescope in English:
An astronomical telescope that operates in space by remote control, to avoid interference by the earth’s atmosphere.
- We can marvel at the latest images beamed back to earth from the Hubble space telescope or a spacecraft orbiting Mars.
- For comparative historical analysis, this should be a revolution of the same magnitude as the Hubble space telescope was in astronomy.
- The Hubble space telescope has been in orbit for 15 years, during which time it has taken over 750,000 images of the universe.
Definition of space telescope in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan