Constructing the Future in Space: How Engineers Design and Build the Most Ambitious Space Observa...

Space observatories are among the most challenging and complex machines ever designed and operated, requiring precise operation of complex systems within a very challenging environment at enormous distances from human operators. How has this been don

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Space observatories are among the most challenging and complex machines ever designed and operated, requiring precise operation of complex systems within a very challenging environment at enormous distances from human operators. How has this been done successfully for almost half a century? What are the trade secrets of observatory designers? What are the key capabilities that need to be developed and tested? And what does the future hold for even larger space observatories?

Please join +Tony Darnell Dr.+Alberto Conti as we discuss the future of space telescopes.

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