A series of images and interviews to illustrate the advances in space observation made possible by the Hubble Space Telescope. The contemporary problem of spherical aberration is discussed.
00:02:24:00 animation: cs Hubble Space Telescope [HST], away from cam
00:02:43:00 mcs interview, spherical abberation and results of HST; animation HST at (18), HST images Saturn at (34), Pluto and moon at (44), star complexes at (52)
00:03:45:00 gvs' lecture
00:03:55:00 mcs interview, HST results; ground-based/Faint Object Camera [FOC] images of Pluto and moon at (15), FOC image oss at (49), ground-based image of Supernova 1987a with zi at (71), FOC images SN1987a/comparison star at (83), FOC images SN1987a with ring at (127), (139), (165)
00:07:00:00 gvs' lecture
00:07:12:00 mcs interview, maintenance of HST; ms solar array opens in space at (8)
00:07:52:00 mcs interview, purpose of HST