Testing Hubble Instrument
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Testing Hubble Instrument

May 29, 2009
Technicians prepare the Cosmic Origins Spectrograph for instrument testing and integration with the Flight Support System carrier in the clean room of Kennedy's Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility.

The spectrograph's far-ultraviolet channel has a sensitivity 30 times greater than that of previous spectroscopic instruments for the detection of extremely low light levels.

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