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2009-06-24 15:10:00

On June 22, at 12:21 PM EDT, the Cosmic Origins Spectrograph (COS) aboard Hubble temporarily suspended operations when an optical mechanism movement failed to reach its intended destination.

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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2009-05-13 12:55:00

Space shuttle Atlantis slowly crept up toward the Hubble telescope before finally grabbing the orbiter 350 miles above the Earth at 12:14 p.m. CST Wednesday.

2009-05-11 14:35:00

More Than 100 ATK Tools Vital in the Repair of the Hubble Space Telescope MINNEAPOLIS, May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystem's (NYSE: ATK) Reusable Solid Rocket Motors (RSRM) ignited and sent NASA's Space Shuttle Atlantis and its crew on their journey to repair and upgrade the Hubble Space Telescope.

2009-05-11 14:02:00

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.

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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 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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  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
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