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2009-07-22 07:02:34

During Servicing Mission 4, astronauts replaced many key parts — batteries and gyroscopes, for example — that affect the spacecraft component of the Hubble Space Telescope. Testing and calibration for the spacecraft itself is now complete, and that aspect of Hubble is in excellent shape.

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2009-07-13 14:12:39

The HST team continues to investigate an anomaly with the Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph that caused it to suspend operations on July 6.

2009-06-03 15:17:00

HUDSON, Mass., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Hypertronics Corporation, a Smiths Interconnect business and world-leading provider of high performance interconnect solutions for the most demanding applications; today announced that their KA MIL-DTL-55302 QPL'D Printed Circuit Board Connectors were on-board the Space Shuttle Atlantis mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope (HST). The historic and successful Hubble Servicing Mission 4 concluded after almost 13 days with a trouble-free Space...

2009-05-24 11:05:00

BOULDER, Colo., May 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Astronauts for NASA's STS-125 servicing mission to the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) installed two science instruments built by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.

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2009-05-14 08:35:00

Space shuttle Atlantis astronauts John Grunsfeld and Andrew Feustel have successfully installed a new camera to the Hubble Telescope during the first of five planned spacewalks of the STS-125 mission.

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2009-05-10 13:35:00

The Hubble community bids farewell to the soon-to-be decommissioned Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2 onboard NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.

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2009-05-10 12:55:00

First motion is almost always a big event in the world of space exploration.

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2009-05-06 07:05:00

Designed and built by JPL, the Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2 has been the workhorse camera on NASA's Hubble Space telescope's since it was added to the observatory in December of 1993.

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2009-05-06 06:30:00

Hubble Space Telescope, The Space Shuttle Servicing Mission and the International Year of Astronomy Educator Conference

2009-01-28 10:55:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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.


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