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Hubble Completes Image of Spiral Galaxy.
- Space Station Nearly Struck By Debris
- Mir Will Have One Last Crew
- Hubble Completes Image of Spiral Galaxy
- Gemini Demonstrates its Power on Pluto
SPACE STATION NEARLY STRUCK BY DEBRIS
NASA controllers attempted to fire the International Space Station's
rockets to move it out of the way of a piece of Russian space junk
which was going to pass too close for comfort. Unfortunately, the
computer program designed to execute the maneuver crashed the ISS
for 90 minutes. Fortunately the debris missed the station by a
MIR WILL HAVE ONE LAST CREW
Although they're still planning for Mir's fiery destruction later this
year, Russian space officials have announced they'll be sending one final
crew to the doomed station. It's still unknown how the Russians will be
able to guide Mir's 100 tonnes safely back to Earth and crash into
an uninhabited area.
HUBBLE COMPLETES IMAGE OF SPIRAL GALAXY
Hubble finished what it started over four years ago, when it completed
imaging of spiral Galaxy NGC 4414. The image was obtained by Hubble's
Wide Field Planetary Camera through three different colour filters.
GEMINI DEMONSTRATES ITS POWER ON PLUTO
The new Gemini telescope in Hawaii's first target was the planet
Pluto, which it resolved with a level of quality equal to the Hubble
Space Telescope. This telescope, with its Chilean twin has 10
times the resolution power of any telescope on Earth.
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