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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.

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2009-04-18 08:30:00

NASA rolled the space shuttle Endeavour out to a launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center on Friday, preparing it for a rescue mission the agency hopes it never has to undertake.

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2009-04-13 14:10:00

Hubble's new batteries were integrated onto the Super Light-weight Interchangeable Carrier (SLIC) in the Payload Hazardous Systems Facility (PHSF) at the Kennedy Space Center, FL on Friday, April 10.

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2009-04-10 12:10:00

The shuttle Endeavour was moved into position Friday for attachment to its fuel tank and solid rocket boosters, NASA officials said.

2009-04-06 13:14:00

HOUSTON, April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Mike Massimino is using Twitter to provide a unique, behind the scenes peek at the last weeks of his training for the fifth and final shuttle servicing mission to NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Massimino, whose Twitter username is Astro_Mike (@Astro_Mike), will fly aboard space shuttle Atlantis as a mission specialist and spacewalker during the STS-125 mission, targeted...

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2009-04-06 15:40:14

NASA astronaut Mike Massimino is using Twitter to provide a unique, behind the scenes peek at the last weeks of his training for the fifth and final shuttle servicing mission to NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.

2009-04-03 15:08:27

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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...

2009-03-31 13:18:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After safely reaching its launch pad at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, space shuttle Atlantis now awaits liftoff for its target May 12 STS-125 mission to the Hubble Space Telescope.

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2009-03-31 14:25:00

After safely reaching its launch pad at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, space shuttle Atlantis now awaits liftoff for its target May 12 STS-125 mission to the Hubble Space Telescope.


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John Grunsfeld
2012-10-18 12:19:21

John Grunsfeld is an American physicist and a former NASA astronaut. He was born John Mace Grunsfeld in October of 1958 in Chicago, Illinois. He remained in Illinois throughout his childhood and graduated from Highland Park High School in 1976. Upon his graduation, he attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in physics in 1980. He then furthered his education at the University of Chicago, where he earned a Master of Science in physics in...

Andrew Feustel
2012-09-17 09:28:01

Andrew Feustel is a NASA astronaut and an American Geophysicist. He was born Andrew J. (Drew) Feustel on August 25, 1965 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, but grew up in Lake Orion, Michigan. He graduated from Lake Orion High School and subsequently received an Associate’s degree from Oakland Community College. During this time, he worked at International Autoworks as an auto mechanic. He then transferred to Purdue University, where joined the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and served as a...

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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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