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2009-05-11 13:24:14

Space shuttle Atlantis lifted off Monday from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, en route to provide the final servicing of the Hubble Space Telescope. Veteran astronaut Scott Altman commands the STS-125 mission, with retired Navy Capt. Gregory Johnson serving as pilot.

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2009-05-11 13:25:00

NASA’s space shuttle Atlantis launched on Monday with plans to make critical repairs to the Hubble space telescope.

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2009-05-10 17:45:00

Space Shuttle Atlantis sits waiting for the launch tomorrow that is set to begin the last service mission the Hubble Space Telescope will ever see.

2009-04-30 15:12:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA managers completed a review Thursday of space shuttle Atlantis' readiness for flight and selected an official launch date for the STS-125 mission to upgrade the Hubble Space Telescope.

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2009-04-30 15:25:02

The U.S. space agency says it's completed a readiness review of space shuttle Atlantis and approved its launch to upgrade the Hubble Space Telescope. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration officials said the launch for the STS-125 mission has been set for 2:01 p.m.

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2009-04-30 15:20:00

NASA managers completed a review Thursday of space shuttle Atlantis' readiness for flight and selected an official launch date for the STS-125 mission to upgrade the Hubble Space Telescope.

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2009-04-21 11:18:22

NASA will hold news briefings April 23 to update reporters about the space shuttle's fifth and final servicing mission to the Hubble Space Telescope.

2009-04-02 12:42:00

The seven astronauts who will be aboard space shuttle Atlantis when it launches May 12 were busy Thursday in Florida, preparing for their STS-125 mission. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration said the astronauts were conducting equipment and procedure familiarization training in preparation for their mission to service the Hubble Space Telescope. Processing of Atlantis itself was being conducted at Launch Pad 39A, with technicians Wednesday testing all three of the shuttle's...

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2008-09-25 00:10:00

Seven astronauts climbed aboard their shuttle on Wednesday as they took part in a practice countdown for NASA's last shuttle mission to the Hubble Space Telescope.

2008-09-21 12:00:09

By Marcia Dunn Associated Press CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- In an unprecedented step, a space shuttle was moved to the launch pad Friday for a trip NASA hopes it will never make -- a rescue mission.


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2010-11-19 15:58:19

Scott Altman is a test pilot and NASA astronaut. He was born Scott Douglas Altman on August 15, 1959 in Lincoln, Illinois. He grew up in Pekin, Illimois and graduated from Pekin Community High School in 1977. He continued on to the University of Illinois, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical and astronautical engineering. He was commissioned in the United States Navy in August 1981 and received his Navy wings of gold in February 1983. Altman was deployed to the Western...

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