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A New Hubble?

A New Hubble?


While NASA appears to be scrapping the funding for a costly manned or robotic repair mission for the Hubble Telescope, a new option has arisen. Dubbed the "third way," the Hubble Origins Probe(1) (pictured) is a proposed lightweight space telescope developed by an international team led by Johns Hopkins University astronomers. The economic design would feature the instruments originally planned for the 4thHubble servicing mission as well as a new very wide field imager,made by Japanese collaborators. Read more at Astronomy.com(2).

1. http://www.pha.jhu.edu/hop/
2. http://www.astronomy.com/default.aspx?c=a&id=2862

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