How the Hubble Space Telescope Will Die

Please check out the new/improved http://deepastronomy.com You will (eventually) be able to download all of my vids there. Sometime in 2024 the Hubble Space Telescope will die unless we can figure out a way to capture it and bring it down. This

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Please check out the new/improved http://deepastronomy.com You will (eventually) be able to download all of my vids there.

Sometime in 2024 the Hubble Space Telescope will die unless we can figure out a way to capture it and bring it down. This video outlines the problem.

Further Reading:
http://hubblesite.org/the_telescope/hubble_essentials/

Article on swelling atmosphere
http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2000/ast30may_1m/

SM4 stuff:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hubble_Space_Telescope

Soft Capture mechanism:
http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/servicing/SM4/main/SCRS_FS_HTML.html

Hubble deorbit mission:
http://www.edcheung.com/job/hrsdm/hrsdm.htm

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