The Hubble Telescope will deorbit before the end of 2025

Created by JoshuaZ on 2011-08-18; known on 2026-01-01

  • JoshuaZ estimated 65% on 2011-08-18
  • JoshuaZ said “Most estimates give range from 2019-2032. High amounts of solar activity mean increased drag in the long run. Also am unconvinced that gyroscope replacements will do as well as NASA estimates. Other technical problems also possible. on 2011-08-18
  • gwern estimated 50% and said “on the other hand, sometimes NASA massively underestimates how well things will go – look at some of the Martian roverson 2011-08-19
  • JoshuaZ said “tag: astronomyon 2011-09-04
  • JoshuaZ said “tag: scienceon 2011-09-04
  • themusicgod1 estimated 47% on 2016-10-09

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