Petkorazzi6 karma2012-12-16 07:07:59 UTC
It was my understanding that a big portion of that cost was essentially NASA getting "fleeced" by the contracted company that ground the primary mirror (and to add insult to injury even after all the cost and time overruns it was ground incorrectly, leading to the need for the first repair mission). How much did the mirror issues affect the final cost of the HST?
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