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Reader's Digest has partnered with the Moth on storytelling events in 19 cities, with the best stories appearing in a special issue of RD next summer. To get tickets to a show near you or subscribe to the Moth's critically acclaimed podcast, visit themoth.org.

One Astronaut’s Heart-Pounding Account of Almost Breaking the Hubble Space Telescope

His mission was to fix an instrument that could detect the atmospheres of far-off planets. One stubborn screw derailed the entire thing.