Model of Hubble Space Telescope

Kenneth Fuller
(copyright information 2005)

After building the model myself, I have found tab and slot construction rather tricky for students.  I do not cut slots, I bend the tabs and glue them to the marks for the slots.  Where small tabs are to go through slots in a larger tab, I cut off the small tabs and glue the large one.  
On the secondary mirror support, it is necessary leave white tabs on the ends of the black arms.  These bend down and glue to the outside of the insert tube, with the black showing.
In place of dowel, I find skewers from the supermarket work well.

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