Space

The Hubble was Almost a $15B Disaster

The Hubble Space Telescope has been sending home images of the universe for more than thirty years, but none of its work would have been possible without the many servicing missions that kept it up to date.

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Sources:
https://www.nasa.gov/content/about-hubble-servicing-missions-sm1
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Image Sources:
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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Engineers_inspecting_the_Hubble_Space_Telescope%27s_Primary_Mirror_8109563.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Working_on_Hubble%27s_Main_Mirror_in_1990_22_lg_web.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_Hubble_Space_Telescope_in_orbit.tif
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:STS-109_power_control_unit_of_Hubble.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kathryn_Thornton_replacing_the_solar_arrays_of_the_Hubble_space_telescope_during_the_STS-61_mission_9400261.jpg
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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:STS061-105-019_Musgrave_EVA5.jpg
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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:COSTAR_2.png
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Hubble Servicing Mission 3B-03
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