SM3B - installation of the Advanced Camera for Surveys

Artist's impression of astronauts working on Hubble during Servicing Mission 3B. During this mission astronauts upgraded Hubble with a new camera called ACS, installed a colling system for the NICMOS camera and exhanged Hubble's solar panels.

This artist's impression shows the installation of Hubble's new Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS) during Servicing Mission 3B in 2002. ACS is replacing the Faint Object Camera which was built by ESA.


About the Image

Release date:12 March 2002
Size:2000 x 1500 px

About the Object

Name:HST, Hubble Space Telescope, SM3B
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Unspecified : People : Astronaut

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