TITLE

Hubble's gyros put NASA in a spin

AUTHOR(S)
Gavaghan, Helen
PUB. DATE
August 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;8/3/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1780, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
10556022

 

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