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  • STS-125 MCC Status Report #27

    05.24.09 - Space shuttle Atlantis and its seven-member crew landed at 10:39 a.m. CDT Sunday at Edwards Air Force Base in California, capping off a nearly 13-day mission to repair and upgrade the Hubble Space Telescope.

  • STS-125 MCC Status Report #26

    05.24.09 - Atlantis’ crew is again preparing for landing today as mission managers continue to monitor the weather in Florida and California.

  • STS-125 MCC Status Report #25

    05.23.09 - Weather in Florida did not cooperate again for Atlantis’ return to Earth today. There are two additional landing opportunities being considered Sunday on both U.S. coasts.

  • STS-125 MCC Status Report #24

    05.23.09 - After the weather in Florida prevented Atlantis from landing yesterday, the crew is readying for another attempt today.

  • STS-125 MCC Status Report #23

    05.22.09 - Thunderstorms, low clouds and showers prevented Atlantis’ astronauts from landing today at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

  • STS-125 MCC Status Report #22

    05.22.09 - The crew of Atlantis is making preparations on board the shuttle this morning for the first of two landing attempts at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

  • STS-125 MCC Status Report #21

    05.21.09 - The crew of Atlantis will spend the day preparing the shuttle for tomorrow’s return home.

  • STS-125 MCC Status Report #20

    05.21.09 - The crew of Atlantis will spend the day preparing the shuttle for tomorrow’s return home.

  • STS-125 MCC Status Report #19

    05.20.09 - The space shuttle Atlantis crew enjoyed a day off, answered reporters’ questions and chatted with colleagues on the International Space Station today.

  • STS-125 MCC Status Report #18

    05.20.09 - As the voyage of the space shuttle Atlantis boldly continued this morning, the crew woke up at 3:03 a.m. CDT to the theme from the television series “Star Trek,” which was composed by Alexander Courage.

  • STS-125 MCC Status Report #17

    05.19.09 - The crew of Atlantis bid farewell to the Hubble Space Telescope on behalf of NASA and the rest of the world today. The telescope was released back into space at 7:57 a.m. CDT.

  • STS-125 MCC Status Report #16

    05.19.09 - The crew of Atlantis will bid farewell to the Hubble Space Telescope today.

  • STS-125 MCC Status Report #15

    05.18.09 - Human hands have touched the Hubble Space Telescope for the last time. Astronauts Andrew Feustel and John Grunsfeld spent seven hours and two minutes putting the finishing touches on the telescope in the final spacewalk from a space shuttle airlock.

  • STS-125 MCC Status Report #14

    05.18.09 - As Atlantis’ crew begins their eighth day in space, astronauts Drew Feustel and John Grunsfeld are hours away from conducting the final spacewalk on the Hubble Space Telescope.

  • STS-125 MCC Status Report #13

    05.17.09 - In the sixth longest spacewalk in history, Astronauts Mike Massimino and Michael Good tackled the intricate task of removing and capturing 111 screws to be able to revive the Hubble Space Telescope’s two-dimensional spectroscopy capability.

  • STS-125 MCC Status Report #12

    05.17.09 - The crew of Atlantis is preparing for the fourth spacewalk of the mission, which will begin today at 8:16 a.m. CDT.

  • STS-125 MCC Status Report #11

    05.16.09 - Mission Specialists John Grunsfeld and Andrew Feustel completed the third spacewalk of Atlantis’ mission to the Hubble Space Telescope in 6 hours, 36 minutes, stepping smoothly through the difficult tasks of repairing a delicate camera and installing its most sensitive spectrograph ever.

  • STS-125 MCC Status Report #10

    05.16.09 - Mission Specialists John Grunsfeld and Drew Feustel are preparing to begin the third spacewalk of Atlantis’ mission to the Hubble Space Telescope.

  • STS-125 MCC Status Report #09

    05.15.09 - Mission Specialists Michael Good and Mike Massimino spun up the Hubble Space Telescope with six new gyroscopes and a new battery during a 7-hour, 56-minute spacewalk. Friday’s was the eighth longest spacewalk in history.

  • STS-125 MCC Status Report #08

    05.15.09 - Mission Specialists Mike Good and Mike Massimino will venture outside shuttle Atlantis today to complete the second of the mission’s five spacewalks.