NASA – Giant Rockets Could Revolutionize Astronomy

Giant Rockets Could Revolutionize Astronomy

For comparison, he points out that Hubble is only 2.4 meters wide.

Cool!!

 

The Space Telescope Science Institute’s Marc Postman has been planning a 16-meter segmented optical/ultraviolet telescope called ATLAST, short for Advanced Technology Large-Aperture Space Telescope. The science from an aperture its size would be spectacular.

ATLAST would be nearly 2000 times more sensitive than the Hubble Telescope.

Even Cooler!!!

Ares V flings shutters open wide on our view of the cosmos. It shakes off the shackles of mass and volume constraints from science missions

A heavy lift vehicle like Ares V would open numerous posibilities for space development and science.

 

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