NASA Scraps Robotic Mission to Save Hubble

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Hubble Space Telescope

The Hubble Space Telescope has delivered stunning images of the universe since its 1990 launch. NASA/JPL hide caption

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NASA announces it will probably cancel plans to send a robot to fix the Hubble Space Telescope. The president's proposed budget for the agency did not contain funding for the mission. An alternative proposal would send humans to repair the aging Hubble.

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