Nova (1974– )
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Invisible Universe Revealed 

Twenty-five years ago, NASA launched one of the most ambitious experiments in the history of astronomy: the Hubble Space Telescope. In honor of Hubble's landmark anniversary, NOVA tells the... See full summary »

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Peter Yost

Writer:

Peter Yost

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Episode credited cast:
James Crocker James Crocker ... Himself
Drake Deming Drake Deming ... Himself
Sandra Faber Sandra Faber ... Herself
John M. Grunsfeld ... Himself (as John Mace Grunsfeld)
Mario Livio Mario Livio ... Himself
Michael J. Massimino ... Himself
Charles Mattias 'Matt' Mountain Charles Mattias 'Matt' Mountain ... Himself
Story Musgrave Story Musgrave ... Himself
Saul Perlmutter Saul Perlmutter ... Himself
William Proxmire William Proxmire ... Herself
Adam Riess Adam Riess ... Himself
Nancy Roman ... Herself
Jay O. Sanders ... Himself - Narrator
Amber Straughn Amber Straughn ... Himself
Ed Weiler Ed Weiler
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Twenty-five years ago, NASA launched one of the most ambitious experiments in the history of astronomy: the Hubble Space Telescope. In honor of Hubble's landmark anniversary, NOVA tells the remarkable story of the telescope that forever changed our understanding of the cosmos and our place in it. But amazingly, when the telescope first sent images back to earth, it seemed that the entire project was a massive failure; a one-millimeter engineering blunder had turned the billion-dollar telescope into an object of ridicule. It fell to five heroic astronauts in a daring mission to return Hubble to the cutting edge of science. NOVA hears from the scientists and engineers on the front line who tell the amazing Hubble story as never before. This single telescope has helped astronomers pinpoint the age of the universe, revealed the birthplace of stars and planets, advanced our understanding of dark energy and cosmic expansion, and uncovered black holes lurking at the heart of galaxies. For ...

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TV-G
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Language:

English

Release Date:

22 April 2015 (USA) See more »

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WGBH See more »
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Stereo

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16:9 HD
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