How the Hubble Space Telescope Will Die

Please check out the new/improved http://deepastronomy.com You will (eventually) be able to download all of my vids there. Sometime in 2024 the Hubble Space Telescope will die unless we can figure out a way to capture it and bring it down. This

Published on 25th Feb, 2011

Please check out the new/improved http://deepastronomy.com You will (eventually) be able to download all of my vids there. Sometime in 2024 the Hubble Space Telescope will die unless we can figure out a way to capture it and bring it down. This video outlines the problem. Further Reading: http://hubblesite.org/the_telescope/hubble_essentials/ Article on swelling atmosphere http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2000/ast30may_1m/ SM4 stuff: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hubble_Space_Telescope Soft Capture mechanism: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/servicing/SM4/main/SCRS_FS_HTML.html Hubble deorbit mission: http://www.edcheung.com/job/hrsdm/hrsdm.htm ===== All music used was from Kevin MacLeod: http://incompetech.com/m/c/royalty-free/index.html?keywords=Rising%20Game&Search=Search http://incompetech.com/m/c/royalty-free/index.html?keywords=Spacial%20Harvest&Search=Search http://incompetech.com/m/c/royalty-free/index.html?keywords=second+coming+voice&Search=Search