Hubble Repair Mission Announced
Administrator Michael Griffin said Tuesday the space agency
would send one last repair mission to the Hubble Space Telescope,
tentatively in 2008, to extend the life of the orbiting observatory
until at least 2013. David
Leckrone, Hubble's senior project scientist, discusses the history
and future of the popular telescope.
Plans to Repair Aging Hubble Telescope
said Tuesday it is moving ahead with plans to send a robot to
repair the Hubble Space Telescope, reversing a previous decision
not to fix the orbiting telescope because of safety concerns.
Debate Still Simmering
More than two months after NASA announced it will no longer
service the Hubble Space Telescope, scientists and the general
public are still hoping the agency will change its mind. Tom
Bearden provides a report.
Ends Hubble Service Missions
has said it will no longer service the Hubble Space Telescope,
which has been relaying spectacular images of celestial objects
from its orbital vantage point for more than ten years.
to Launch Next Generation of Space Telescopes
For more than ten years, the Hubble Space Telescope has been
helping scientists understand the variety of objects that make
up the universe. NASA now has plans to start launching its next
generation of orbiting telescopes with even more powerful imaging
capabilities. Tom Bearden looks at NASA’s growing family of