How astronauts fixed Hubble
Get the inside scoop on how the space telescope went from a near failure to a huge success.
October 20, 2010
Astronauts have serviced the Hubble Space Telescope five times since the crew of the space shuttle Discovery deployed the venerable observatory in April 1990. But none of the servicing missions grabbed more attention than the first one, which launched from Cape Canaveral December 2, 1993.
The Hubble Space Telescope.
Photo by NASA
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