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Handprints on hubble. An astronaut's story of invention.

Author: Kathryn D Sullivan
Publisher: Cambridge : The MIT Press 2019.
Series: Lemelson Center Studies in Invention and Innovation series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Hubble Space Telescope has revolutionized our understanding of the universe. It has, among many other achievements, revealed thousands of galaxies in what seemed to be empty patches of sky; transformed our knowledge of black holes; found dwarf planets with moons orbiting other stars; and measured precisely how fast the universe is expanding. In Handprints on Hubble, retired astronaut Kathryn Sullivan describes  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn D Sullivan
ISBN: 9780262043182 0262043181
OCLC Number: 1126282537
Description: 304 pages
Series Title: Lemelson Center Studies in Invention and Innovation series.
Responsibility: Kathryn D. Sullivan.

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The first American woman to walk in space recounts her experience as part of the team that launched, rescued, repaired, and maintained the Hubble Space Telescope.  Read more...

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As a ringside spectator of Challenger, Sullivan's memories are tinged by tragedy and she remained soberly aware that she might never return from a mission. Behind every scene Hubble itself looms Read more...

 
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