The Hubble Space Telescope has given us a clearer—and often more spectacular—picture of the universe around us. However, technology has improved considerably since its 1990 launch, and it’s now a touch out of date. 1,495 more words
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Researchers awarded telescope time based on the scientific merit of their Phase I proposal must submit a Phase II proposal that specifies the many details necessary for implementing and scheduling of the observations. 456 more words
This is the first in a three-part series.
Time on the Hubble Space Telescope is a precious commodity. As a space telescope, Hubble can observe 24 hours a day, but its advantageous perch also attracts a large number of astronomers who want to use it. 344 more words