Photo: Shuttle Crew's Repairs Will Leave "Best Hubble Ever"



The Hubble Space Telescope orbits Earth (above). A shuttle mission scheduled for mid-October 2008 is set to deliver new components and undertake extensive in-space repairs. The mission will mark the fifth and final trip by shuttle astronauts to Hubble, and is expected to leave the historic satellite more capable than it has ever been, senior NASA officials said this week.



Photograph courtesy NASA


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