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Lectures
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2015-08-13T14:11:13.000Z
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879
Video Title:
The Hubble Space Telescope: The Agony and the Ecstasy
Description:
Exploring Space Lecture Series Presenter: Robert Smith, professor, University of Alberta Originally Presented: June 30, 2015 The Hubble Space Telescope is the most famous scientific instrument ever built, but its remarkable history has seen numerous ups and downs. Hubble’s operational lifetime includes the agony of its near cancellation before it ever got to the launch pad and the ecstasy of a brilliantly successful servicing mission by shuttle astronauts in 2009. In this lecture, Robert Smith, professor of the History of Science and Technology at the University of Alberta, and author of the definitive history of the Hubble Space Telescope, explores some of the most exciting and telling episodes in this rich history. The Exploring Space lectures are made possible by the generous support of Aerojet Rocketdyne and United Launch Alliance. See more Exploring Space lectures: http://airandspace.si.edu/events/lectures/exploring-space/
Video Duration:
1 hr 26 min 51 sec
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Education  Search this
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Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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