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NASA Hubble Space Telescope - 1990 Onwards (Including All Upgrades): An Insight into the History, Development, Collaboration, Construction and Role of the Earth-Orbiting Space Telescope

Popular Science

Series: Haynes Manual

By: David Baker (Author)

176 pages, colour photos, colour & b/w illustrations

J H Haynes & Co

Hardback | Jun 2015 | #225613 | ISBN-13: 9780857337979
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NHBS Price: £22.99 $29/€27 approx

About this book

The Hubble Space Telescope is an international venture primarily between the USA and Europe. More than any other space project, Hubble has encouraged an expanding interest in popular astronomy. With stunning views of the cosmos, it has inspired a new generation of enthusiasts to study the night sky through simple telescopes or in books. As such it has linked space technology with popular interest in astronomy and has thrilled specialists and the lay public alike.


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Biography

Dr David Baker, an Englishman, worked with NASA on the Gemini, Apollo and Shuttle programmes between 1965 and 1990 and has written more than 80 books on spaceflight technology. His previous titles for Haynes include NASA Mars Rovers Manual, International Space Station Manual and NASA Space Shuttle Manual. He lives in East Sussex.

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