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2008-01-28 09:00:00

The final shuttle servicing mission to the Hubble Space Telescope is fast approaching. Engineers have been working diligently on custom tools and other aids that astronauts will need as they undertake necessary upgrades and repairs to the famed observatory.

2008-01-08 10:38:09

AUSTIN, Texas — The orbiting space telesco

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2008-01-08 11:37:03

NASA scientists and a space shuttle astronaut today outlined details of a challenging mission that will repair and upgrade the Hubble Space Telescope in 2008. The

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2007-08-22 12:00:00

Imagine cruising the heavens from your desktop and seeing all the spectacular images from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. Exploding stars and faraway galaxies are just a mouse click away through Sky in Google Earth.

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2006-09-30 00:55:00

The main camera on the Hubble Space Telescope shut down unexpectedly for the second time this year, the operators of the orbiting observatory announced Friday.

2006-07-03 10:25:19

The Advanced Camera for Surveys aboard the NASA/ESA's Hubble Space Telescope was successfully reactivated on Friday 30 June 2006.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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