The Hubble wars: astrophysics meets astropolitics in the two-billion-dollar struggle over the Hubble Space Telescope

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HarperCollins Publishers, May 1, 1995 - Science - 386 pages
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Using keen insight and highly readable prose, the author of Cosmic Dawn takes a thrilling look inside the Hubble telescope debate, probing the polit ics and economics of astronomy and of NASA, and explains the many surprising discoveries that the Hubble has made possible. 120 photos.

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The Hubble wars: astrophysics meets astropolitics in the two-billion-dollar struggle over the Hubble Space Telescope

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When launched in April 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope was billed by NASA as able to "see beyond the edge of the universe.'' The hype quickly turned into bureaucratic stonewalling when the telescope ... Read full review

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I learned a lot about NASA both the scientific and political sides of this organization. Read full review

Contents

Deployment and Early Operations
33
Jitters in Space and on the Ground
86
Rubbles First Light
121
Copyright

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