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Judie
19-10-03, 16:19
This is really too bad:


NASA signs Hubble death warrant, for now ...

TERENCE DICKINSON
THE UNIVERSE

As astounding as it sounds, it's now official. NASA plans to crash the Hubble Space Telescope into the Pacific Ocean in 2010 even if it's still working perfectly.

Have the space agency managers gone crazy?

No, they say. In order to afford to launch and operate the next-generation space telescope, the old one has to come down first.

Trouble is, the design of the new scope does not allow it to take the full-colour pictures as well as the Hubble does.

Astronomers are pleading with NASA to overlap the missions. We haven't heard the last of this ....

Geck-o-Lizard
19-10-03, 16:24
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SpArKy
19-10-03, 16:57
You are joking, that is just obserd

swimfanc42tr
19-10-03, 18:58
I don't understand :confused: Why??

Judie
19-10-03, 19:00
Hopefully we'll hear more about it soon. I think it's a shame. :confused:

[ 19. October 2003, 20:01: Message edited by: Cersei ]

swimfanc42tr
19-10-03, 19:04
Will do.. I'll be eagerly awaiting the verdict! :D

Draco
19-10-03, 19:14
Hmm...