posted on Oct, 27 2006 @ 04:45 AM
NASA is to debate whether or not to send astronauts on a mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope. If the telescope does not get repaired it is
only expected to last another 2-3 years. One of the major factors on the decision is whether to risk flying the astronauts without having the
International Space Station as an emergency shelter.
The US space agency (Nasa) is to debate whether to send astronauts on a mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope.
Without another servicing call by shuttle astronauts, Hubble is expected to last another two to three years.
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I think it would be a great shame not to maintain the Hubble but having said that its not really worth risking lives over, maybe they could
re-schedule next year after the winter.
[edit on 27-10-2006 by intrepid]