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EVA Crewmembers and HST Engineers Inspect the COS Instrument
09.11.08
 

EVA crewmembers and HST engineers inspect the Cosmic Origins Spectrograph
EVA crewmembers and HST engineers inspect the Cosmic Origins Spectrograph instrument which has been installed into its Science Instrument Protective Enclosure, or SIPE. Hubble's sensitive scientific ride to orbit in SIPEs, which provide protection from contamination threats as well as giving them a gentle ride. Image Credit: NASA/Chris Gunn > View Larger Image