21 May 2009

Hubble Servicing Mission Pictures

Posted by Ryan Anderson


Last weekend, NASA astronauts rendezvoused with the Hubble space telescope and repaired and upgraded the observatory in a series of five extremely challenging spacewalks. Their mission is now accomplished, Hubble has been set free to continue orbiting and doing cutting edge science, and the shuttle will be landing tomorrow morning. On Monday, the Big Picture had an awesome series of photos of the launch and the mission. And if that’s not enough, there are a bunch more mind-blowingly cool pictures at Geenstijl. We can’t all be astronauts, but at least we get to see some of the spectacular views…