05.12.09 - Today's activities include reconfiguring the telescope’s science instruments and the NSSC-1 science computer into stand-by mode, changing the shuttle’s pointing system from two-gyro mode to three-gyro mode. The aperture door on the telescope was closed at 6:22 p.m. EDT on Tuesday.
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04.30.09 - Commander Scott Altman and his six crewmates are scheduled to lift off at 2:01 p.m. EDT, May 11, from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
04.13.09 - Hubble's new batteries were integrated onto the Super Light-weight Interchangeable Carrier (SLIC) in the Payload Hazardous Systems Facility (PHSF) at the Kennedy Space Center, FL on Friday, April 10.
04.03.09 - Hubble Space Telescope engineers from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center had a busy week at the Kennedy Space Center preparing SM4 hardware for its ride to orbit on board the Space Shuttle Atlantis.
03.30.09 - The spare Science Instrument /Command and Data Handling (SI/C&DH) module, slated for installation on the Hubble Space Telescope during Servicing Mission 4 in May, arrived safely at Kennedy Space Center on March 30 aboard a specially outfitted truck.
03.27.09 - Space shuttle Atlantis is scheduled to roll out to Launch Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Tuesday, March 31, as preparations for the STS-125 mission move forward.
03.27.09 - The first week of March was a busy and productive one for the Hubble Program. Testing and training continue for the Science Instrument Command & Data Handler (SIC&DH).
03.16.09 - On Thursday, March 12, Hubble astronauts John Grunsfeld and Andrew Feustel arrived at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center for one last practice round inside the Center’s large cleanroom.
03.06.09 - The first week of March was a busy and productive one for the Hubble Program. Testing and training continue for the Science Instrument Command & Data Handler (SIC&DH).