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The Rationale for a Space Telescope

Lecture no. 1 from the course: Experiencing Hubble: Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe

The Rationale for a Space Telescope

Taught by Professor David M. Meyer | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Begin your exploration of the scientific stories behind 10 of the most fascinating images made by the Hubble Space Telescope. In this lecture, 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.

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