If only for the superlative images of galaxies far, far away, the Hubble Space Telescope was worth every single cent. Of course, maintaining such a beasty in the sky is expensive and new parts are needed. Bill M Tracer takes us through the latest upgrades and explains how the epitome of our technology will be given a new lease of life.
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One last shot at new life; that’s what the Hubble Space Telescope will be given in May of 2009, as the Shuttle Atlantis takes it some brilliant new upgrades and replacement parts.
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Written by Bill M Tracer