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Hubble Alternative to the Rescue?

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Science  14 May 2004:
Vol. 304, Issue 5673, pp. 940
DOI: 10.1126/science.304.5673.940a

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With a robotic mission to extend the life of the Hubble Space Telescope a good bet for late 2007 or 2008, NASA is also quietly considering launching one of the replacement instruments on a free-flying telescope that will incorporate advanced optics and spy-satellite technologies.

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