Experience with the Hubble Space Telescope: 20 years of an archetype

@article{Lallo2012ExperienceWT,
  title={Experience with the Hubble Space Telescope: 20 years of an archetype},
  author={M. Lallo},
  journal={Optical Engineering},
  year={2012},
  volume={51},
  pages={011011}
}
  • M. Lallo
  • Published 2012
  • Physics
  • Optical Engineering
  • The Hubble Space Telescope's mission is summarized, with special emphasis placed on the Space Telescope Science Institute's unique experience with Hubble's behavior as an astronomical telescope in the environment of low earth orbit for over two decades. Historical context and background are given, and the project's early scientific expectations are described. A general overview of the spacecraft is followed by a more detailed look at the optical design, both as intended and as built. Basic… CONTINUE READING
    31 Citations
    Preliminary analysis of effect of random segment errors on coronagraph performance
    • 24
    • PDF
    Optical design of a modular segmented space telescope
    Design and Preliminary Ground Experiment for Robotic Assembly of a Modular Space Telescope
    Science commissioning of JWST: applying Hubble's lessons to the Webb
    Discovering the unexpected in astronomical survey data
    • 14
    • Highly Influenced
    • PDF
    Development of space active optics for a whiffletree supported mirror.
    • 2
    Preparing for JWST wavefront sensing and control operations
    • 9

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 96 REFERENCES
    The temporal optical behavior of the Hubble Space Telescope: the impact on science observations
    • 8
    • PDF
    Performance of HST as an infrared telescope
    • 12
    • PDF
    High-contrast imaging with the Hubble Space Telescope: performance and lessons learned
    • J. Krist
    • Physics, Engineering
    • SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation
    • 2004
    • 17
    Hubble Space Telescope.
    • 27
    • PDF