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Stargazing Hubble Space Telescope - O'Keefe forced to reconsider?

  1. Jan 23, 2004 #1

    Nereid

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    According to this article, some powerful folk are fighting O'Keefe's decision:
    http://skyandtelescope.com/news/article_1160_1.asp

    You might want to have your say too.
     
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  3. Jan 23, 2004 #2

    Evo

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    Thanks for the link Nereid. The Hubble telescope has been an invaluable resource and to scrap it at this point seems such a waste.
     
  4. Jan 30, 2004 #3

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    http://www.cnn.com/2004/TECH/space/01/29/hubble.plea.ap/index.html

     
  5. Feb 10, 2004 #4

    Phobos

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    It ain't over yet, but it's not looking good for Hubble...
    http://www.cnn.com/2004/TECH/space/02/09/space.hubble.reut/index.html

     
  6. Feb 13, 2004 #5
    Saving the Hubble

    Maybe we could fly up some specially designed independently controlled and powered gyros and attach them to the structure (by designing some clever automated mechanism?), via a simple non-shuttle mission.

    Then co-ordinate their (new independent) control systems with the Hubble's original gyros, for a 'cheap' patched-on replacement.
     
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