Let's move it, people.
JAMES HENDRY, FLORISSANT, MO.
David S. Leckrone, senior project scientist for the Hubble Space Telescope Project, calls this "a very good question." The basic problem, he explains, is that Hubble and the space station are in orbits with very different inclinations to the equator. It would require about 36,000 pounds of fuel to change Hubble's orbit to that of the space station and back, and Hubble wasn't designed to operate well at the station's orbit. Says Leckrone, "It is an appealing idea that really isn't feasible."
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|Article Type:||Letter to the Editor|
|Date:||Feb 26, 2005|
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