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Releasing the Hubble Space Telescope

Releasing the Hubble Space Telescope

Date: 29 May 2009
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: Hubble parting from Shuttle after SM4
Copyright: NASA

An STS-125 crew member aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis captured this still image of the Hubble Space Telescope shortly after it was released from the Shuttle on 19 May 2009, after having been linked together for the better part of a week. During the week five spacewalks were performed to complete the final servicing mission for the orbital observatory.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
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