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Artist's impression of the Space Telescope, which is due to be launched by the space shuttle in 1986, in Earth orbit. Two large solar panels on each side of the telescope cylinder provide power. The picture shows the space shuttle at bottom right; a Tracking & Data Relay Satellite (TDRS), which will record & transmit Space Telescope data, at far left; and a ground station (bottom) to which the data will be transmitted.
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