Hubble Servicing Mission 4 Blog

Shuttle crew preparing to release Hubble

by colleen on May.19, 2009, under SM4

After five incredibly successful spacewalks, the STS-125 crew is preparing to release Hubble. NASA’s associate administrator of the Science Missions Directorate Ed Weiler described this final mission to Hubble as “bittersweet” and, no doubt, the astronauts are feeling privileged to be the last humans to interact with the iconic instrument.

Later today, in preparation for their return to Earth, astronauts will checkout Atlantis’ thermal protection system.

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