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NASA: geeks bearing gifts

In which NASA gets presented with two Hubble class wide field space telescopes… Oh my. So some of the mysterious maneuverings at NASA’s Astrophysics division can now be better understood. The National Reconnaissance Office was sitting on a couple of spare space telescopes they are willing to transfer to NASA. These are presumably late block…

AAS: first will be last

So all good things must come to an end, and the 3000 or so astronomers disperse from SEA-TAC to destinations worldwide.