Hubble's gyros put NASA in a spin

Gavaghan, Helen
August 1991
New Scientist;8/3/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1780, p7
Reports on the implications of the failure of the gyroscopes of the Hubble Space Telescope for the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Probability of two gyroscopes failing within the first 15 months of the mission; Function of gyroscopes; Cause of the failure of the instruments.


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