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SM3B - Columbia heads into the early morning sky on its way to the Hubble Space Telescope

SM3B - Columbia heads into the early morning sky on its way to the Hubble Space Telescope


Date: 28 February 2002
Depicts: Launch of Space Shuttle Columbia on HST SM3B
Copyright: ESA/NASA

The Space Shuttle Columbia soars into the sky to begin its 27th flight, STS-109. Liftoff occurred at 11:22:02 UT. The goal of the mission is the maintenance and upgrade of the Hubble Space Telescope, to be carried out in five space walks. On board the spacecraft were astronauts Scott D. Altman, Duane G. Carey, Nancy J. Currie, John M. Grunsfeld, James H. Newman, Richard M. Linnehan and Michael J. Massimino.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
7-Feb-2023 11:27 UT

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