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Saving Hubble

Jeff Hecht

Optics and Photonics News, Vol. 24, Issue 3, pp. 42-49 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPN.24.3.000042


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Abstract

Shortly after the launch of the Hubble, NASA scientists couldn’t bring its images into focus-and a bright hope became a grim fiasco. But behind the scenes, optical engineers were devising an ingenious fix that would transform Hubble into the world’s most successful telescope.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(110.6770) Imaging systems : Telescopes
(220.4840) Optical design and fabrication : Testing

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Jeff Hecht, "Saving Hubble," Optics & Photonics News 24(3), 42-49 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/opn/abstract.cfm?URI=opn-24-3-42


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