© 2022 | WUWF Public Media
11000 University Parkway
Pensacola, FL 32514
850 474-2787
NPR for Florida's Great Northwest
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

NASA Reconsiders Hubble Telescope Repairs

President Bush's nominee for NASA director, Michael Griffin, may revive efforts to repair the Hubble Space Telescope at his confirmation hearing. NASA previously abandoned a plan to use an unmanned robot to repair the telescope, but a new internal review has given high marks to the same proposal.

Copyright 2005 NPR

Tags
David Kestenbaum is a correspondent for NPR, covering science, energy issues and, most recently, the global economy for NPR's multimedia project Planet Money. David has been a science correspondent for NPR since 1999. He came to journalism the usual way — by getting a Ph.D. in physics first.