NASA Is Using Its Hubble Space Telescope to Save Endangered Whale Sharks

NASA's latest mission is to help savesome of the rarest fish in the ocean.NASA is using its Hubble Space Telescopeto track whale sharks — which are thelargest fish species in the deep-sea.Researchers don't know much else aboutthe sharks, like their migration patterns,breeding grounds, or food sources.NASA is using the Hubble's "Groth" setting,which is known for spotting stars in farawaygalaxies, to map out the sharks' patterns.The project started when a marinebiologist created a photographicdatabase of whale sharks.At the moment, there are over76,000 findings of 12,357 whalesharks all in this one database