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Hubble's Amazing Rescue

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Links

NASA: The Hubble Space Telescope
hubble.nasa.gov
On this NASA site, find information about Hubble's final servicing mission.

A Brief History of the Hubble Space Telescope
history.nasa.gov/hubble/index.html
Read an overview of Hubble's history and goals as provided by NASA.

HubbleSite
hubblesite.org/
Find recent news about the Hubble Space Telescope and download computer wallpaper, photos, and videos from this website hosted by the Space Telescope Science Institute.

The Hubble Heritage Project
heritage.stsci.edu/index.html
Browse a gallery of cosmic images and view poems and artwork submitted by Hubble enthusiasts.

Space Telescope Science Institute
www.stsci.edu
Check out this site for events hosted by the Space Telescope Science Institute and to learn about the James Webb Space Telescope, NASA's next step in infrared optimized space imaging.

Books

State of the Universe 2008: New Images, Discoveries, and Events
by Martin Ratcliffe. Praxis Publishing, 2008.

Hubble: The Mirror on the Universe
by Robin Kerrod and Carole Stott. Firefly Books, 2007.

Space Systems Failures: Disasters and Rescues of Satellites, Rockets and Space Probes
by David Harland and Ralph Lorenz. Praxis Publishing, 2005.

Hubble Space Telescope: New Views of the Universe
by Mark Voit. Harry N. Adams, 2000.

Hubble Vision: Astronomy With the Hubble Space Telescope
by Carolyn Collins Petersen and John C. Brandt. Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Articles

"Hubble Opens New Eyes on the Universe"
From Science Daily, September 9, 2009.
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/09/090909103507.htm

"Newly Fixed Hubble's Deep Space Photos Again Amaze"
by the Associated Press. New York Times, September 9, 2009.
http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2009/09/09/science/AP-US-SCI-Hubble-Photos.html?scp=2&sq=hubble&st=cse

"Hubble Space Telescope Primer for Cycle 17"
from the Space Telescope Science Institute, December 2007.
www.stsci.edu/hst/proposing/documents/cp/primer.pdf

"The Hubble Space Telescope Optical Systems Failure Report"
by Allen Lew. NASA Technical Report NASA-TM-103443, November 1990.

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