Hubblecast 30: Rebirth of an icon

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After more than three months of calibration and testing, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope is re-opening its rejuvenated eyes to begin probing the Universe once again. Dr. J reveals the stunning new images and the fascinating science behind them.


ESA/Hubble (M. Kornmesser, Colleen Sharkey & Lars Lindberg Christensen)
Visual design & Editing: Martin Kornmesser
Animations: Martin Kornmesser & Greg Bacon (STScI)
Web Technical Support: Lars Holm Nielsen & Raquel Yumi Shida
Written by: Colleen Sharkey & Ivana Horvat
Presented by: Dr Joe Liske (Dr J)
Narration: Gaitee Hussain
Cinematography: Peter Rixner
Music: movetwo & John Dyson from the CD Darklight
STS-125 footage: NASA
Directed by: Colleen Sharkey
Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen
Acknowledgement: Ray Villard, Cheryl Gundy, Lisa Frattare, Zolt Levay and Donna Weaver

About the Video

Release date:9 September 2009, 17:00
Related releases:heic0910
Duration:10m 39s

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Type:• X - Hubble Images Videos
• X - HD Videos
• X - Hubblecast Videos


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