At first, NASA decided to let the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) die, but later, the agency changed its mind. Why? Astronomy Senior Editor Rich Talcott explains why NASA will send one last mission to fix HST. He also discusses what astronauts will do to the space telescope and why the mission is the right thing to do.
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