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TOPIC: Space
Hubble's Amazing Rescue
After nearly 20 years in space and hundreds of thousands of spectacular images, the Hubble Space Telescope’s was failing. NOVA follows the risky, but successful, final mission to service Hubble.
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Welcome to NOVA's "Lesson Ideas." This new feature mines NOVA's vast library to bring you a robust selection of interactives, video clips, and lesson plans you can use to make science come alive for your students. Come back each week for a new collection centered on a different topic area.
Subject areas covered: Space Science

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Present the program's overall science
or career topics to your students.
Use these resources to provide background for the lesson ideas suggested in the "Learn the Science" and "Discover Careers" sections.

Introduce key science topics and concepts with these media-rich resources.  
Discover Hubble's technology.

Examine how neutral buoyancy, gravity, and aerospace science and engineering innovation impact Hubble's risky mission.

See what it's like to work in the field.  
Related Careers
Find out about careers related to space science.

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