A farther look into the cosmos

Scott, William B.
October 1996
Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/28/1996, Vol. 145 Issue 18, p44
Trade Publication
Examines two second-generation scientific instruments scheduled for installation on the Hubble Space Telescope in February 1997. The instruments, the Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph (STIS) and the Near-Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer (NICMOS) to span the spectrum from infrared to ultraviolet wavelengths and answer basic questions about the formation of galaxies, black holes and stars; Features and capabilities of the instruments.


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