The Rationale for a Space Telescope

The Rationale for a Space Telescope - 1 online resource (streaming video file) - Duration: 31 minutes

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Features: David M. Meyer Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Originally produced by The Teaching Company/The Great Courses in 2012.

Begin your exploration of the scientific stories behind 10 of the most fascinating images made by the Hubble Space Telescope. In this episode, learn about Hubble's design and how its operations were almost cut short by a flaw in its mirror, a problem corrected during a space shuttle servicing mission.

Mode of access: World Wide Web.

In English

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Astronomy and Aeronautics