Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Appropriations Committee's NASA subcommittee, plans to raise the issue of the future of the Hubble Space Telescope when NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe appears before the panel March 11. Mikulski joined astronomers at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore March 9 for the unveiling of new Hubble images, which NASA said may reveal the first galaxies to emerge after the Big Bang. O'Keefe canceled plans ...

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