It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.

Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.

Thank you.

 

Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.

 

NASA to decide Hubble's fate

page: 1
5

log in

join
share:

posted on Oct, 27 2006 @ 04:45 AM
link   
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.
 



news.bbc.co.uk
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.




Please visit the link provided for the complete story.


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: Title.

[edit on 27-10-2006 by intrepid]




 
5

log in

join