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What does COSTAR stand for?

COSTAR stands for Corrective Optics Space Telescope Axial Replacement


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Astronauts on the long ago mission equipped the observatory with the Corrective Optics Space Telescope Axial Replacement, an instrument that overcame an optical flaw in the telescope's light gathering mirror.
Astronauts on the long ago mission equipped the observatory with the Corrective Optics Space Telescope Axial Replacement, an instrument that overcame an optical flaw in the telescope's light gathering mirror.
Astronauts on the long ago mission equipped the observatory with the Corrective Optics Space Telescope Axial Replacement, an instrument that overcame an optical flaw in the telescope's light gathering mirror.
Ball has made significant contributions to the Hubble program for more than 30 years and became a key player after our engineers designed and built the Corrective Optics Space Telescope Axial Replacement that compensated for the original primary mirror flaw and enabled optimum performance of several science instruments.
This box of mirrors -- caleed COSTAR, for Corrective Optics Space Telescope Axial Replacement -- should correct the optical distortion afflicting three of the telescope's scientific instruments: its faint-object spectograph, hig-resolution spectograph and faint-object camera.
Ball has made significant contributions to the Hubble program for more than 30 years and became a key player after our engineers designed and built the Corrective Optics Space Telescope Axial Replacement that compensated for the original primary mirror flaw and enabled optimum performance of several science instruments.
NYSE: BLL) prepares to deliver the Corrective Optics Space Telescope Axial Replacement (COSTAR) instrument in early July to NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, three independent verification methods indicate that COSTAR will meet and, in most cases exceed, its specifications for correcting the spherical aberration on NASA's Hubble Space Telescope (HST) for the Goddard High Resolution Spectrograph, the Faint Object Camera and the Faint Object Spectrograph.