Then and Now – Hubble’s Servicing Mission 1 (Ken Bowersox)

  • Released Tuesday, December 12, 2023

Dive into the cosmic journey of astronaut Ken Bowersox, a key player in the success of Hubble's Servicing Mission 1. Bowersox shares firsthand accounts of the mission's challenges and groundbreaking strategies that revitalized the Hubble Space Telescope, setting the stage for future missions.

Explore the transformative impact of the team’s contributions during Servicing Mission 1, where innovative solutions and astronaut expertise overcame obstacles, enhancing Hubble's capabilities. Uncover the enduring legacy of the team and the ripple effect of Servicing Mission 1 on future missions and the International Space Station (ISS).

Join us on an exploration of cosmic achievements that continue to inspire wonder, showcasing the collective ingenuity and dedication that paved the way for new frontiers in space exploration.

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

“Between The Lines” by Oskari Nurminen [ASCAP] via Universal Publishing Prod. Music Nordic [STIM] and Universal Production Music

“Solaris” by Axel Tenner [BMI], Michael Schluecker [GEMA], and Raphael Schalz [GEMA] via Ed.Berlin Production Music / Universal Production Music GmbH [GEMA] and Universal Production Music

“Above The Stars” by Magnum Opus [ASCAP] via Atmosphere Music 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

Video Credits:
Spherical Aberration Animation credit ESA/Hubble

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This page was originally published on Tuesday, December 12, 2023.
This page was last updated on Friday, November 24, 2023 at 9:09 PM EST.


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