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Mission Specialists John Grunsfeld and Andrew Feustel completed the third spacewalk of Atlantisâ€™ mission to the Hubble Space Telescope in 6 hours and 36 minutes, stepping smoothly through the difficult tasks of repairing a delicate camera and installing its most sensitive spectrograph ever.
CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The space shuttle Atlantis lifted off Monday on a mission to the Hubble Space Telescope where astronauts are scheduled to install two instruments built by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.
First motion is almost always a big event in the world of space exploration.
BOULDER, Colo., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The historic mission to service NASA's Hubble Space Telescope this month will include installation of two instruments built by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.
SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- A team led by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is providing support to the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in the planning, training and implementation of Servicing Mission 4 (SM-4) to the Hubble Space Telescope (HST), scheduled for launch on May 11. "We have found that working on the Hubble Space Telescope is more than just a job -- it is a passion.
STS-125 astronauts John Grunsfeld and Andrew Feustel were at NASAâ€™s Goddard Space Flight Center on February 10 supporting ongoing training efforts for Servicing Mission 4 to the Hubble Space Telescope.
NASA is giving everyone the opportunity to use the world's most celebrated telescope to explore the heavens and boldly look where the Hubble Space Telescope has never looked before.
The revival of the Hubble Space Telescope started "exactly as we hoped," a NASA spokesman said. But engineers had to halt the program after they found two anomalies in the electronic systems.
During the night of October 15, Space Telescope Operations Control Center engineers at NASAâ€™s Goddard Space Flight Center turned on and checked out Side â€˜Bâ€™ of Hubbleâ€™s Science Instrument Control and Data Handling (SIC&DH) system.
The final shuttle servicing mission to the Hubble Space Telescope is fast approaching. Engineers have been working diligently on custom tools and other aids that astronauts will need as they undertake necessary upgrades and repairs to the famed observatory.
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