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Robert W. Smith
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The Space Telescope: A Study in Science, Technology and Politics

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Robert Smith's The Space Telescope sets the fascinating and disturbing history of this massive venture within the context of 'Big Science'. Launched at a cost of no more than $2 billion, the Space Telescope turned out to be seriously flawed by imperfections in the construction of its lenses and by solar panels that caused it to shudder when moving from daylight to darkness ...more
Paperback, 528 pages
Published October 29th 1993 by Cambridge University Press (first published October 27th 1989)
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