Woodbridge resident played a leading role in the creation of Hubble Space Telescope
Space pioneer Bert Bulkin passes away at 82
Woodbridge resident Bert Bulkin, who worked as a project manager on the Hubble Space Telescope, died Saturday, March 10, 2012.
Posted: Wednesday, March 14, 2012 12:00 am
Updated: 8:55 am, Thu Mar 15, 2012.
Bert Bulkin, who led the effort to launch a space telescope allowing scientists to see the universe with striking new depth and clarity, has died at 82.
Mr. Bulkin, who retired to Woodbridge in 1992, is known for his pivotal role in the creation of the Hubble Space Telescope, a complex and durable instrument that allowed astronomers to map new planets and peer deep into black holes.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 12:00 am.
Updated: 8:55 am.