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Hubble's Amazing Rescue
Introduce the Program & Topics
EXPLORE THE HUBBLE MISSION
Saving the Hubble Space Telescope was a 12-day mission requiring five dangerous spacewalks and intricate repairs never attempted in space. Give your students a quick overview of just what the mission involved.
Hubble's Amazing Rescue (Video)
Discover the story of Hubble—its purpose, its challenges, and the plan for saving it. (Preview video on Web site, 3:20 min.)
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/teachers/lessonideas/3611_hubble_video.html


Saving Hubble (Video)
Watch as astronauts prepare for the final Hubble mission. (13:00 min.)
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sciencenow/0303/01.html


Saving Hubble (Video Extra)
Compare the size, weight, and cost of the space shuttle to a school bus. (38 sec.)
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sciencenow/0303/01-video-extr.html


   

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