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HST during Servicing Mission 4

HST during Servicing Mission 4


Date: 18 May 2009
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: Astronauts during the first EVA of servicing mission 4
Copyright: NASA

The space shuttle Atlantis carrying 7 crew successfully lifted off at 20:01 CEST (14:01 EDT) on 11 May 2009, beginning the STS-125 mission to service NASA's Hubble Space Telescope (HST).

This photo shows astronauts John Grunsfeld and Drew Feustel during the first EVA of the mission which lasted a little over 7 1/2 hours. During this EVA they successfully installed the new Wide Field Camera 3 science instrument and a new Science Instrument Command and Data Handling Unit.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
30-Sep-2022 01:03 UT

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