SM2: Hubble About to Perform a Backdrop

In the Space Shuttle Discovery's cargo bay, the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) is backdropped against Earth's limb and atmosphere following its servicing by astronauts and prior to its release.

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About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:1997_03
Type:Photographic
Release date:21 February 1997
Size:561 x 563 px

About the Object

Name:Earth, HST, Hubble Space Telescope, SM2
Type:• Solar System : Planet
• Solar System : Technology : Observatory : Telescope


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