Enhancing Hubble's Vision: Service Missions That Expanded Our View of the Universe

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This book tells the story of the four missions to maintain Hubble's successful operation. Between 1997 and 2009 these repaired, serviced and upgraded the instruments on the telescope to maintain its state-of-the-art capabilities. It draws on first hand interviews with those closely involved in the project. The spacewalking skills and experiences gained from maintaining and upgrading Hubble had direct application to the construction of the International Space Station and help with its maintenance. These skills can be applied ...

Enhancing Hubble's Vision: Service Missions That Expanded Our View of the Universe 2015, Springer

ISBN-13: 9783319226439

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