All about [space] telescopes

NASA TV are providing updates on the recently launched final Hubble Servicing Mission via clips at their YouTube channel. Meanwhile European astronomers can breathe again. For now. As mentioned previously here, the 1.9bn-euro space observatories Herschel and Planck have been successfully launched on an Ariane 5 rocket – detailed BBC report here. And more from ESA here. Oh, and Planck’s twittering.. Added new video on the Planck Observatory. Credit ESA TV 2009.

Here’s an informative ESA TV video from last year

NASAtelevision on the two observatories

And a BBC report on the Herschel infrared space observatory

And an update on the Hubble Servicing Mission from NASAtelevision

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  • Ulsters my homeland

    How much water is there in the universe? Are we still looking to find some?

  • Greenflag

    Thanks Pete -fascinating as always .

    Let the ‘enlightenment’ continue 😉

  • Greenflag

    UMH ,

    Did you know that Hershcel discovered UR ANUS ?

    Not that one – the other one . You know the one that Archbishop Usher claimed God created in 4004 BC on Oct 23rd at 9.00 a.m ?