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Independent Report Says Hubble Worth Saving

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Independent Report Says Hubble Worth Saving

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Independent Report Says Hubble Worth Saving

Independent Report Says Hubble Worth Saving

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A National Academies of Science committee finds that the Hubble Space Telescope, if repaired, is still a valuable scientific resource, and says NASA should not let it fall into disrepair and ultimately die in orbit. But NASA and the committee are at odds over what steps should be taken to save Hubble. NPR's Richard Harris reports.