Make It or Break It – Hubble’s Servicing Mission 1 (Kathy Thornton)

  • Released Friday, December 8, 2023

Dive into the captivating history of the Hubble Space Telescope and astronaut Kathy Thornton's crucial role in Servicing Mission 1!

Join us for an exclusive interview where Kathy Thornton shares firsthand accounts of the groundbreaking mission, unveiling the challenges, triumphs, and the incredible journey that revitalized Hubble, capturing breathtaking cosmic images.

Explore the awe-inspiring achievements of the Hubble Space Telescope and the dedicated individuals like Kathy Thornton who made it all happen. Get ready to be inspired on a journey through the stars and beyond!

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Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
Paul Morris: Lead Producer
John Philyaw: Lead Camera Operator
Sophia Rentschler: Camera Operator
Kathy Thornton: Interviewee

Music Credits:
"Coronation" by Adrian Mena Arrabal [PRS] via Killer Tracks [BMI] and Universal Production Music

“Having Heart” by Thomas Daniel Bellingham [PRS] via Ninja Tune Production Music [PRS] and Universal Production Music

“Quiet Out There” by Thomas Daniel Bellingham [PRS] via Ninja Tune Production Music [PRS] and Universal Production Music

“Ave Maria” by John Taverner [PRS] via Chappell Recorded Music Library Ltd [PRS] and Universal Production Music

“Beloved Earth” by JC Lemay [SACEM] via Koka Media [SACEM], Universal Production Music France [SACEM], and Universal Production Music

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This page was originally published on Friday, December 8, 2023.
This page was last updated on Friday, November 24, 2023 at 9:08 PM EST.


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