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Thread: Hubble Malfunction Pushes Atlantis Service Mission into 2009

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    Hubble Malfunction Pushes Atlantis Service Mission into 2009

    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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