SPACE PHOTOS THIS WEEK: Monster Galaxies and More

SPACE PHOTOS THIS WEEK: Monster Galaxies and More
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May 10, 2009--NASA scientists examine tools that will be used to service the fifth and final repair mission to the Hubble Space Telescope, which launched successfully on May 11.

The new technology will expand Hubble's lifespan through at least 2014 and allow the telescope to see farther into space.
—Photograph courtesy Jack Pfaller, NASA
 
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