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Hubble Space Telescope: mission, history, and systems
Author(s): Lincoln L. Endelman
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Paper Abstract

Evolution of the Hubble Space Telescope (HST), an astronomical observatory orbiting the earth 380 miles above its surface is considered. The equipment onboard this satellite includes a telescope with a 96 inch primary mirror ground, a wide field and planetary camera, a faint object spectrograph, a Goddard high-resolution spectrograph, a high-speed photometer, and a faint object camera.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1991
PDF: 20 pages
Proc. SPIE 1358, 19th Intl Congress on High-Speed Photography and Photonics, (1 April 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.23985
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Lincoln L. Endelman, Perkin Elmer Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1358:
19th Intl Congress on High-Speed Photography and Photonics
Peter W. W. Fuller, Editor(s)

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