View Full Version : Hubble Malfunction Pushes Atlantis Service Mission into 2009

2008-Oct-01, 02:00 AM
The fifth and final service mission to the Hubble Space Telescope is to be postponed until January as a mystery malfunction on Saturday crippled the observatory's ability to transmit data to Earth. The STS-125 mission was set to launch in two weeks so essential upgrades to Hubble could be carried out, but Space Shuttle Atlantis [...]

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2008-Oct-01, 03:48 PM
Oh dear...