Hubble Space Telescope Technology Fact

From. https://asd.gsfc.nasa.gov/archive/hubble/technology/spacecraft.html “Several spacecraft support systems are required to keep the Hubble functioning smoothly in space. These systems are located around the body of the spacecraft and encompassed by the outer hull. Solar Arrays(2). 25 ft (7 meter) panels that convert 5680 watts of electricity in order to power the telescope. Communications Antennae (2). Transmit … More Hubble Space Telescope Technology Fact

Week One of Astronomy

The first week of this astronomy section I learned about the history of astronomy and telescopes. The History of Telescopes The first telescope ever made was made in 1609, by a man named Galileo Galilei; this telescope was named “far seeing” when it’s name is translated into English. The telescope was a refractive telescope; which … More Week One of Astronomy