Olympus E-3 Heading to Space

As part of the new Olympus Space Project, the Olympus E-3 will heading to into space aboard in the next Space Shuttle Discovery mission.

Rumor has it that NASA may actually replace the Hubble Telescope given the 2x crop factor of the E-3 when paired with the pricey, although still under NASA’s budget, Olympus ED 300mm f/2.8.

More serious details in the press release below. [Read more…]