Friday, February 13, 2004

The Hubble Space Telescope is arguably the most illuminating scientific instrument ever devised. And NASA wants to kill it.

The stated reasons for letting Hubble fall into ruin and eventually burn up in the Earth's atmosphere are flaccid, unconvincing and symptomatic of a truly frightening loss of perspective. Fortunately, NASA's plans have met with impassioned international resistance. Fight the darkness; sign the petition.