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Watch What Goes Into the Hubble Flight!
 
The STS-125 L-1 webcast shows you what it takes to fly a difficult servicing mission to Hubble. Seven astronauts will work in space aboard space shuttle Atlantis for 11 days to capture the orbiting observatory and install two cutting-edge instruments plus a host of equipment. After the crew of Atlantis is finished, Hubble will be ready to complete at least five more years studying the cosmos.

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Damon Talley
Damon Talley
Digital Learning Network
Kennedy Space Center

Rebecca Sprague
Rebecca Sprague
Public Affairs
Kennedy Space Center

Dr. Mario Livio
Dr. Mario Livio
Astronomer
Space Telescope Science Institute

Hosted by Damon Talley of NASA's Digital Learning Network and Rebecca Sprague of NASA Public Affairs at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the L-1 webcast features insight from Hubble astronomer Dr. Mario Livio and up-close looks at all the work going into this exciting mission.

The Hubble is considered one of NASA's crown jewels because of its extraordinary contributions to science. Its images adorn CD covers and art museums, in addition to showing astronomers a baby picture of the universe. Astronomer Dr. Mario Livio will talk about the observatory's impact on science and pop culture during the STS-125 L-1 webcast.

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