Cubesats, Hubble and Apollo 13 Trouble

The famous space telescope's 30th birthday, and 50 years since one of space's luckiest escapes...
14 April 2020
Presented by Sue Nelson, Richard Hollingham


The Hubble Space Telescope is suspended above shuttle Discovery's cargo bay some 332 nautical miles above Earth


Space Boffins Richard Hollingham and Sue Nelson celebrate Hubble’s 30th birthday with Shuttle astronaut Kathy Sullivan, whose mission deployed the space telescope, and hear from NASA engineer Jerry Woodfill about his warning alarm system for Apollo 13, celebrating its 50th lucky escape anniversary. The Space Boffins also meet Craig Clark, founder of AAC Clyde Space, and are shown around the cubesat pioneer’s HQ in Glasgow. All this with bonus space-themed added music….


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