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Hubble Chronology


2009 May 11 - . 18:02 GMT - . Launch Site: Cape Canaveral. Launch Complex: Cape Canaveral LC39A. LV Family: Shuttle. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.
  • STS-125 - . Call Sign: Atlantis. Crew: Altman; Johnson, Gregory C; Good; McArthur, Megan; Grunsfeld; Massimino; Feustel. Payload: Atlantis F30 /. Mass: 119,820 kg (264,150 lb). Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Program: Hubble. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spaceplane. Flight: STS-125; ISS EO-19. Spacecraft: Atlantis. Duration: 12.90 days. Decay Date: 2009-05-24 . USAF Sat Cat: 34933 . COSPAR: 2009-025A. Apogee: 566 km (351 mi). Perigee: 302 km (187 mi). Inclination: 28.5000 deg. Period: 93.30 min. Hubble Servicing Mission SM-4. Atlantis rendezvoused with the Hubble space observatory, grappled it with the RMS arm, and secured it in the payload bay at 18:12 GMT on 13 May. After repairs and upgrades over four EVA's, the satellite was released at 12:57 GMT on 19 May. Atlantis landed at Edwards AFB at 15:39 GMT on 24 May.

2009 May 14 - .
  • EVA STS-125-1 - . Crew: Grunsfeld; Feustel. EVA Type: Extravehicular activity. EVA Duration: 0.31 days. Nation: USA. Program: Hubble. Flight: STS-125. Summary: Replaced the Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2 (WFPC 2) with Wide Field Camera 3 (WFPC III), replaced the Science Instrument Command and Data Handling Unit, lubricated three of the shroud doors, and installed a mechanism for spacecraft to capture Hubble f.

2009 May 15 - .
  • EVA STS-125-2 - . Crew: Massimino; Good. EVA Type: Extravehicular activity. EVA Duration: 0.33 days. Nation: USA. Program: Hubble. Flight: STS-125. Summary: Removed and replaced all three of Hubble's gyroscope rate sensing units (RSUs). Removed the first of two battery unit modules.[154][155].

2009 May 16 - .
  • EVA STS-125-3 - . Crew: Grunsfeld; Feustel. EVA Type: Extravehicular activity. EVA Duration: 0.28 days. Nation: USA. Program: Hubble. Flight: STS-125. Summary: Removed COSTAR corrective optics package and installed Cosmic Origins Spectrograph. Repaired Advanced Camera for Surveys including get-ahead by completing steps from EVA-5.[156].

2009 May 17 - .
  • EVA STS-125-4 - . Crew: Massimino; Good. EVA Type: Extravehicular activity. EVA Duration: 0.33 days. Nation: USA. Program: Hubble. Flight: STS-125. Summary: Repaired Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph.[157].

2009 May 18 - .
  • EVA STS-125-5 - . Crew: Grunsfeld; Feustel. EVA Type: Extravehicular activity. EVA Duration: 0.29 days. Nation: USA. Program: Hubble. Flight: STS-125. Summary: The twenty third and final spacewalk to service Hubble and last planned EVA from the Shuttle airlock replaced the final battery module, installed Fine Guidance Sensor No. 3, removed degraded insulation panels from bays 8, 5 and 7, and installed three New .

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