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Hubhble image of NGC 6402   09.09.2009 - NASA Releases Images from Refurbished Hubble
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope is back in business after astronauts refurbished it in May. These first snapshots from Hubble showcase the 19-year-old telescope's new vision.
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Hubble following release at end of SM4   08.18.2009 - Servicing Mission Observatory Verification (SMOV) Update
Hubble is getting closer to completing the calibrations for most of its instruments, and each day it draws nearer to becoming a fully functioning observatory again. In fact, in the upcoming weeks, Hubble will concentrate on making high-priority science observations and then finish the remaining instrument calibrations by early fall.
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Hubble following release at end of SM4   08.07.2009 - Servicing Mission Observatory Verification (SMOV) Update
As the first week of August comes to a close, most of Hubble’s science instruments have already completed or are close to completing their calibration activities. Each instrument has multiple channels that detect different wavelengths of light, and each channel must be tested and calibrated individually. While some instrument channels are still under evaluation, several others are already at work studying the universe.
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Hubble in orbit with Earth in background   08.05.2009 - Hubble Space Telescope Status Report
Hubble engineers are encouraged by the recent restart attempt of an instrument that has been inoperable since Sept. 10, 2008.
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Hubble following release at end of SM4   07.31.2009 - Servicing Mission Observatory Verification (SMOV) Update
After a quick detour into taking science observations, Hubble is back to alignment and calibration activities. Each instrument has a number of channels that detect and process different wavelengths. Some of these channels have been approved for science observations at this point, others are still works in progress.
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Hubble in orbit with Earth in background   07.29.2009 - Hubble Space Telescope Status Report
The HST tiger team continues their investigation of a problem with the Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph (STIS) that caused it to suspend operations on July 6.
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Hubble in orbit with Earth in background   07.23.2009 - Hubble Space Telescope Status Report
The HST tiger team continues their investigation of the Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph (STIS) anomaly which caused it to suspend operations on July 6. The team presented their status to the HST Project on July 20, and a recovery plan was approved.
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Hubble following release at end of SM4   07.20.2009 - Servicing Mission Observatory Verification (SMOV) Update
During Servicing Mission 4, astronauts replaced many key parts -- batteries and gyroscopes, for example -- that affect the spacecraft component of the Hubble Space Telescope. Testing and calibration for the spacecraft itself is now complete, and that aspect of Hubble is in excellent shape.
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Hubble following release at end of SM4   07.10.2009 - Servicing Mission Observatory Verification (SMOV) Update
Since the conclusion of Servicing Mission 4, engineers and scientists have been conducting the painstaking process of testing and reactivating Hubble components in order to bring the telescope back to full science operations.
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Hubble in orbit with Earth in background   07.13.2009 - Hubble Space Telescope Status Report
The HST team continues to investigate an anomaly with the Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph that caused it to suspend operations on July 6. An attempt to fully recover the instrument on July 10 was not successful.
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Hubble in orbit with Earth in background   07.02.2009 - Hubble Space Telescope Status Report
The HST team investigating the Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS) anomaly presented findings and recommendations to the HST project on June 30 that included a plan to bring the instrument out of suspend mode later this week.
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Hubble in orbit with Earth in background   06.24.2009 - Hubble Space Telescope Status Report
On June 22, at 12:21 PM EDT, the Cosmic Origins Spectrograph (COS) aboard Hubble temporarily suspended operations when an optical mechanism movement failed to reach its intended destination. The HST team quickly identified the root cause which required a minor update to the COS flight software.
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Hubble in orbit with Earth in background   06.22.2009 - Hubble Space Telescope Status Report
Following a meeting with the SIC&DH Anomaly Review Board at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center on June 19, the HST Program approved a plan to bring the science instruments out of safe hold.
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Hubble in orbit with Earth in background   06.18.2009 - Hubble Space Telescope Status Report
The newly installed Science Instrument Command and Data Handler (SIC&DH) experienced an anomaly on June 15. Engineers performed a successful power cycle succeeded on the SIC&DH and each science instrument was commanded into its safe mode by HST's flight controllers.
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Atlantis after lift-off for mission STS-125   05.29.2009 - Mission Accomplished: Leaving Hubble Better Than Ever
Take one space shuttle, seven highly trained astronauts, tons of equipment, and one legendary orbiting telescope and you have the 5.3 million-mile odyssey that was Hubble's final servicing mission.
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Atlantis touches down at Edwards Air Force Base in California completing the STS-125 mission   05.24.2009 - Atlantis Has Landed!
With Commander Scott Altman and Pilot Gregory C. Johnson at the controls, space shuttle Atlantis descended to a smooth landing Sunday at Edwards Air Force Base in California at 11:39 a.m. EDT.
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View of Hubble insulation during Servicing Mission 3B   05.20.2009 - Hubble's New Covers Provide Blanket of Protection
Years of teamwork pay off for Goddard and Glenn engineers who studied Hubble's insulation.
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Space shuttle Atlantis blazes a trail following liftoff on mission STS-125   05.11.2009 - Liftoff of Space Shuttle Atlantis!
With its main engines burning and solid rocket boosters roaring, space shuttle Atlantis blazes a trail through cloudless afternoon skies over NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, after an on-time liftoff at 2:01 p.m. EDT.
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Final image taken of a nebula cluster by the WFPC2   05.11.2009 - Hubble Photographs a Planetary Nebula to Commemorate Decommissioning of Super Camera
In tribute to Hubble's longest-running optical camera, a planetary nebula has been imaged as WFPC2's final "pretty picture."
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Teledyne SIDECAR ASIC   05.08.2009 - Hubble to Receive High-Tech James Webb Space Telescope Technology
New technologies for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope can be used to enhance the Hubble's Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS) in the upcoming servicing
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Space shuttle Atlantis launches from Kennedy Space Center on Mission STS-71   04.30.2009 - NASA Gives 'Go' for Space Shuttle Launch on May 11
Commander Scott Altman and his six crewmates are scheduled to lift off at 2:01 p.m. EDT, May 11, from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
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This image of a trio of galaxies, called Arp 194, looks like one of the galaxies has sprung a leak.   04.21.2009 - Hubble Celebrates Its 19th Anniversary
To commemorate the Hubble Space Telescope's 19 years of historic, trailblazing science, the orbiting telescope has photographed a peculiar system of galaxies known as Arp 194.
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Perched atop the massive mobile launcher platform and crawler-transporter, Space Shuttle Atlantis rolls slowly toward Launch Pad 39A in February 2007.   03.27.2009 - NASA's Space Shuttle Atlantis to Move to Launch Pad Tuesday
Space shuttle Atlantis is scheduled to roll out to Launch Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Tuesday, March 31, as preparations for the STS-125 mission move forward.
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Graphic of Hubble   12.04.2008 - NASA Sets Target Shuttle Launch Date for Hubble Servicing Mission
NASA announced Thursday that space shuttle Atlantis' STS-125 mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope is targeted to launch May 12, 2009.
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  11.04.2008 - Hubble Status Report
Science observations using Hubble's WFPC2 and the ACS's Solar Blind Channel began last week, and a full schedule of observations are planned for this week. Hubble engineers remain on track to restart the NICMOS cryocooler around mid-November. GSFC cleanroom testing of the spare SIC&DH continues.
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  10.30.2008 - Hubble Scores a Perfect Ten
Just a few days after the orbiting observatory was brought back online, Hubble aimed its sights on a pair of gravitationally interacting galaxies.
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  10.25.2008 - Hubble Status Report #7
The current primary camera on the HST is now back in active operation and will resume science observations shortly. Just before 9:30 a.m. EDT on October 25, 2008, on board Hubble, the telescope's science computer began to send commands to WFPC2.
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  10.23.2008 - Hubble Status Report #6
The HST Science Instrument Command and Data Handling (SIC&DH-B) system was reactivated on Thursday, October 23.
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  10.21.2008 - Hubble Status Report #5
On Monday, October 20, engineers at NASA's GSFC met to discuss their next steps toward resolving two anomalies which caused the B-side of the SIC&DH-B and the Advanced Camera for Surveys SBC to return to a 'safe hold' status on October 16. The near-term focus is to assess the risks of activities needed to resume making observations with HST's three functioning science instruments prior to SM4. The next meeting will occur on October 22.
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  10.17.2008 - Hubble Status Report #4
The investigation into both anomalies is underway. The science instruments remain in safe mode until the NSSC-I issue is resolved. All other subsystems on the spacecraft are performing nominally and astrometry observations continue.
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  10.17.2008 - Hubble Status Report #3
Activation of the HST science instruments and resumption of science observations have been suspended following two anomalies seen in systems onboard the telescope on Thursday. All of the telescope's payloads are back in safe mode condition while engineers perform troubleshooting.
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  10.16.2008 - Hubble Status Report #2
During the night of Oct. 15, STOCC engineers at NASA's GSFC turned on and checked out Side 'B' of Hubble's SIC&DH
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  10.15.2008 - Hubble Status Report #1
The HST team completed switching the required hardware modules to their B-sides about 9:30 a.m. on Oct. 15.
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  10.14.2008 - Switch to Side B of the SIC&DH Approved
The Hubble team today received approval from officials at NASA Headquarters to reconfigure a failed data handling unit on Hubble to begin operations on a redundant side of the unit.
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  10.06.2008 - Operational Readiness Review for Switch to Side B of the SIC&DH
The Hubble team will conduct a meeting at Goddard later this week to review in full detail its operational readiness to switch the observatory to the "B" side of the SIC&DH and the Data Management System (DMS).
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  09.30.2008 - Problem Delays STS-125 Launch
Due to the significant HST malfunction affecting the storage and transmittal of science data to Earth, the STS-125 servicing mission has been pushed into 2009.
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Image of Hubble with shuttle   09.24.2008 - Target Launch Date for SM4 Reset
The target launch date for space shuttle Atlantis' STS-125 mission to service the HST has been reset to Oct. 14 at 10:19 p.m. EDT.
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Image of Hubble in orbit around Earth   09.16.2008 - HST Instrument Experiences Anomaly During Restart
A cooling system associated with the Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer (NICMOS) science instrument aboard the Hubble telescope experienced an anomaly during a restart.
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Image of Hubble in orbit around Earth   09.05.2008 - NASA has adjusted the target launch date for the last mission to Hubble this fall.
Launch of shuttle Atlantis' STS-125 mission to the HST is now targeted for Oct. 10.
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Technicians and engineers practice servicing mission procedures in the Space Telescope Operations Control Center (STOCC) at Goddard   08.22.2008 - Joint Integrated Simulation (JIS) Held at JSC and GSFC
A JIS was held and supported by both JSC, lead center for space shuttle on-orbit operations, and GSFC, lead center for HST operations.
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Astronauts practice installing WFC3 at NBL   08.15.2008 - SM4 EVA Astronauts Practice Installing WFC3 During Final Underwater Training
SM4 Astronauts practice installing Hubble's new Wide Field Camera 3 during final underwater training at the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL) at JSC in Houston, Texas
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 Hubble's refurbished FGS is installed into its protective enclosure   08.12.2008 - Hubble Equipment Being Readied for Flight at Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
At KSC, flight hardware and science instruments are readied for the last mission to Hubble.
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SM4 EVA astronauts John Grunsfeld and Andrew Feustel practice operating the Card Extraction and Insertion Tool during the last crew familiarization training activity at the Goddard Space Flight Center.   08.05.2008 - Crew Visits Goddard One Last Time Before Hubble Mission
The entire Servicing Mission 4 flight crew conducted their last crew training activity at NASA's GSFC on August 5 and 6 as part of their preparations for the final servicing call to the HST in early October.
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Despite foul weather, the first shipment of Hubble SM4 flight hardware departed the truck lock of Building 29 at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center before dawn on July 14, bound for Kennedy Space Center.   07.16.2008 - Servicing Mission 4 Hardware Passes Pre-Ship Review
The HST Program passed a significant milestone, the Pre-Ship Review (PSR), held July 14 at NASA's GSFC in Greenbelt, Md.
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Equipment that Will be Used to Prepare the Hubble Space Telescope Carriers is Stacked in the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility   07.14.2008 - Equipment that Will be Used to Prepare the HST Carriers is Stacked in the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility
In the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility at NASA's KSC, equipment is stacked for the flight support system (FSS) access scaffolding that will be used to prepare the HST carriers for the STS-125 Servicing Mission 4.
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Engineers prepare the Super Lightweight Interchangeable Carrier (SLIC) for acoustics testing at Goddard   06.20.2008 - Engineers Design a New Composite Carrier for Hubble Servicing Mission
Hubble engineers at NASA's GSFC in Greenbelt, Md. are ushering in a new era in spaceflight with successful design of the first of its kind composite equipment carrier.
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Graphic logo for Hubble Telescope Service Mission 4   05.22.2008 - NASA Updates Space Shuttle Target Launch Dates
NASA Thursday adjusted the target launch dates for two space shuttle missions in 2008. Shuttle Atlantis' STS-125 mission to the HST is now targeted for Oct. 8, and Endeavour's STS-126 supply mission to the International Space Station has moved from Oct. 16 to Nov. 10.
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Two nickel hydrogen battery modules, containing three batteries each, destined for Hubble   05.19.2008 - Extending Hubble's Mission Life with New Batteries
The famed HST relies on specially formulated rechargeable batteries that provide power to the telescope's science instruments and critical components during each night orbit.
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STS-125 crew: (l to r) Michael Good, Andrew Feustel, John Grunsfeld, Gregory C. Johnson, Scott Altman and Mike Massimino   05.07.2008 - Hubble Astronauts Take Part in Education Event
Hubble astronauts were at NASA's GSFC in Greenbelt, Md., the week of April 28, 2008, practicing hands-on procedures for the last shuttle trip to the famed telescope later this year.
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John Grunsfeld and Mike Massimino inspect a new electronics card for STIS instrument   05.02.2008 - Hubble SM4 Crew Practice for Upcoming Mission at Goddard
As part of their training for the upcoming Servicing Mission 4 (SM4) to the HST, the flight crew periodically come to NASA's GSFC in Maryland to participate in a series of Crew Familiarization -- shortened to "Crew Fam" -- activities.
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Astronaut Michael T. Good participates in spacesuit fit check at NASA's Johnson Space   04.22.2008 - Astronaut Michael T. Good Participates in Spacesuit Fit Check at NASA's JSC
Astronaut Michael T. Good, STS-125 mission specialist, participates in an Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) spacesuit fit check in the Space Station Airlock Test Article (SSATA) in the Crew Systems Laboratory at NASA's JSC.
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Astronauts prepare for a flight in a NASA T-38 trainer jet   04.17.2008 - Astronauts Prepare for a Flight in a NASA T-38 Trainer Jet
Astronauts Scott D. Altman (front seat) and Michael J. Massimino, STS-125 commander and mission specialist, respectively, prepare for a flight in a NASA T-38 trainer jet at Ellington Field near NASA's JSC.
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Photo of Goddard's Clean room   04.16.2008 - NASA Clean Room: Last Stop for New Hubble Hardware
Before new Hubble components are ready for launch and installation, they must spend time in a clean room at NASA's GSFC.
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Astronauts training for SM4   04.02.2008 - STS-125 Mission Specialists Practice Orbiter Heat Shield Repair Techniques
Astronauts practice orbiter heat shield repair techniques in an extra vehicular activity (EVA) hardware training session in the Space Vehicle Mockup Facility at NASA's JSC.
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Photo of the Goddard Thermal Vacuum Chamber   03.13.2008 - New Hubble Parts Endure Environmental Tests
To prepare for Servicing Mission 4, new Hubble components must endure harsh tests at NASA's GSFC.
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Photo of engineers working in STOCC   02.21.2008 - Hubble's Ground-Based Guidance
The Hubble would not be able to do what it does without the help of a small group of dedicated engineers and technicians at NASA's GSFC.
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SM4 astronaut Drew Feustel in "bunny suit" training with the Pistol Grip Tool.   01.24.2008 - Out-of-This-World Tools for Hubble Tasks
A team at NASA's GSFC designs and builds the special tools and aids astronauts need when they service the HST.
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Photograph of Hubble taken on Servicing Mission 3B   01.10.2008 - Hubble -- A Year in Review
Read about important Hubble milestones in 2007 and what's in store for the telescope in 2008.
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The Hubble Space Telescope   01.08.2008 - NASA Announces Details of Hubble Servicing Mission
NASA scientists and a space shuttle astronaut outlined details of a mission that will repair and upgrade the HST.
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Worker using machine to sew gold-colored blanket   12.17.2007 - Custom-Made Blankets for a World-Class Observatory
One of Servicing Mission 4's many objectives is the refurbishment of Hubble's outer thermal blankets.
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Photo of an engineer and a diver in the diving suits near the NBL   11.16.2007 - Goddard Engineers and Divers Multi-Task for Hubble
Ever wonder how NASA astronauts prepare for HST servicing missions?
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image of a scientist in a "bunny suit" standing in front of the COS instrument in the CLean Room at GSFC   10.15.2007 - New Science Instruments for Hubble
Astronauts will install two new Hubble instruments during the final shuttle servicing mission in August 2008.
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Astronaut Bill Shepherd uses an IMAX camera aboard the International Space Station in February 2001.   09.24.2007 - NASA, IMAX Team up on Hubble Servicing Mission
Thanks to cooperation between NASA, IMAX Corporation, and Warner Bros. Pictures, the IMAX 3D camera is scheduled for a journey to Hubble in 2008.
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image of the Earth behind the Hubble taken from the shuttle cargo bay while the Hubble was attached   09.21.2007 - Our Journey Back to Hubble
Since its launch in April 1990, the Hubble continues to excite astronomers around the world with its discoveries.
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The seven astronauts that will fly on SM4   09.19.2007 - Astronauts at Goddard – Training to Service Hubble
The astronauts were here at NASA GSFC Sept. 10-14 for hands on training and daily briefings in preparation for next year's Shuttle mission to service the HST.
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Graphic of the NICMOS instrument   09.06.2007 - NICMOS Status
Hubble's Near Infrared Camera and Multi-object Spectrometer (NICMOS) science instrument entered safe mode on September 1 at 10:59 p.m. EDT. The event occurred when NICMOS failed to perform a routine read of internal engineering status and shut itself down. NICMOS observations originally planned this week have been deferred. NICMOS was successfully restored to operational readiness on September 4. Science observations using NICMOS should resume September 9.

Although the NICMOS event occurred during recovery to science operations from the Gyro #2 failure, engineers confirmed the two events are unrelated. The recovery process will not impact the current SM4 development activities.

     
     
Photo of Hubble Gyro   09.06.2007 - Gyro Status
Hubble entered a safe hold event on August 31 at 7:02 p.m. EDT due to an apparent flex lead failure on Gyro #2. Based on existing data, the team anticipated such issues and in August 2005, implemented a 'two-gryo' science mode. After confirming a restart of Gyro #2 is not possible, the team powered up Gyro #6, held in reserve, at 1:55 a.m. EDT on September 1. Science observations using this new configuration began in the evening of September 2.
     
image of space shuttle launch   08.07.2007 - Shuttle Target Launch Date for Hubble Mission
The launch of the space Shuttle Atlantis to service the Hubble for the fifth and final time is scheduled for August 7, 2008.
     
image of space shuttle launch   06.07.2007 - NASA Updates Shuttle Target Launch Date for Hubble Mission
NASA managers officially are targeting Sept. 10, 2008, for the launch of the fifth and final space shuttle servicing mission to the HST. During the 11-day flight, Atlantis' seven astronauts will repair and improve the observatory's capabilities through 2013.
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Astronaut working on the Hubble during a space walk.  

04.19.2007 - NASA Completes Two Important Reviews for Upcoming Hubble Mission
On April 18 and 19, the Servicing Mission 4 Review Board met to conduct a Critical Design Review and a Test Readiness Review.
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graphic of ACS instrument   02.21.2007 - ACS Status
The ACS Solar Blind Channel (SBC) has been reactivated using the ACS Side-1 electronics. Procedures to return the SBC to service proceeded normally on February 19 and 20.
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Astronauts visit Goddard Space Flight Center   02.13.2007 - Goddard Engineers Provide Training for Hubble Astronauts
Astronauts selected for the next space shuttle servicing mission to the HST are at NASA's GSFC, Greenbelt, Md., this week for their first formal crew orientation.
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Graphic of NICMOS Cyro-cooler   02.05.2007 - NICMOS Cyro-Cooler
The NICMOS Cyro-Cooler reached its control point (the degree of cooling needed to provide optimum operating temperature) just before 5 a.m. EST on January 31. Based on this data, NASA managers agreed to bring NICMOS back on line ready for science data collection early Feb. 1.
     
Graphic cutaway of Advanced Camera for Surveys instrument   01.29.2007 -Engineers Investigate Issue on One of Hubble's Science Instruments
NASA engineers are examining a problem related to the Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS) aboard the agency's HST.
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Hubble is captured using the Space Shuttle robotic arm   10.31.2006 - Hubble to be Serviced Again
NASA Administrator Mike Griffin has announced another servicing mission to Hubble.
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Graphic cutaway of Advanced Camera for Surveys instrument   06.30.2006 - Engineers Restart Hubble Camera
NASA Engineers successfully activated the Advanced Camera for Surveys at 9:12 a.m. EDT today aboard the agency's HST.
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Collage of Hubble photos   06.27.2006 - NASA Issues HST Status Report
NASA engineers continue to examine the issues surrounding a problem related to the Advanced Camera for Surveys aboard the agency's HST.
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Astronauts perform space walk to service the Hubble   06.16.2006 - Servicing Mission 4 Update
Find out the latest information about possible future servicing of the HST.
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Photo of Hubble Gyro   08.31.2005 - Hubble begins 2-Gyro operations
A new era for the HST began August 31, 2005 when one of its three operating gyroscopes (or "gyros") was powered off and science operations will continue into the foreseeable future on only two units.
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Graphic symbolizing 15 years   04.25.2005 - Hubble Celebrates 15th Anniversary with Spectacular New Images
During the 15 years NASA's HST has orbited the Earth, it has taken more than 750,000 photos of the cosmos; images that have awed, astounded and even confounded astronomers and the public.
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Michael Griffin named NASA Administrator   04.14.2005 - Michael Griffin Takes Helm as NASA Administrator
Michael Griffin is returning to NASA as the Agency's 11th Administrator. He reported to work at NASA Headquarters in Washington on Thursday, April 14...
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Engineers work on a mock-up of the Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph in the clean room   08.06.2004 - Instrument Aboard HST Suspends Operation
One of four science instruments aboard NASA's HST suspended operations earlier this week, and engineers are now looking into possible recovery options. The instrument, called the Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph (STIS), was installed during the second Hubble servicing mission in 1997 and was designed to operate for five years. It has either met or exceeded all its scientific requirements.
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Frame from new Hubble IMAX film   06.24.2004 - Hubble IMAX Film Takes Viewers on Ride Through Space and Time
Take a virtual ride to the outer reaches of the universe and explore 10 billion years of galactic history, from fully formed and majestic spiral galaxies to disheveled collections of stars just beginning to form. This unforgettable cosmic journey is presented in the award-winning IMAX short film, "Hubble: Galaxies Across Space and Time,"...
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NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe   06.01.2004 - NASA Considering Robotic Mission to Hubble
NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe today announced the agency's decision to pursue the feasibility of a robotic servicing mission to the HST. NASA initiated the first step toward enabling such a mission with the release of a Request for Proposals today. The due date for proposal submissions is July 16, 2004.
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A view of Hubble from SM3B astronauts   04.29.2004 - NASA Is Not Giving Up on Hubble!
Looking for creative ways to extend the observatory's Life.

How do you extend the life of an orbiting space telescope without sending astronauts to fix it? This is the very question that NASA's most creative engineers are pondering these days.
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NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe   01.30.2004 - O'Keefe to Review Decision to Cancel Servicing Mission
It was announced on Jan. 29 that NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe has agreed to a review of his Jan. 16 decision to terminate all future servicing missions to the HST, specifically Servicing Mission 4 (SM4), which had been planned for mid-2006 for the installation of two new science instruments as well as replacement gyroscopes, batteries, and other hardware designed to extend Hubble's life to 2010 and beyond. The chairman of the Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB), Adm. Hal Gehman, will conduct the review.
   
Graphic of Hubble Telescope   01.19.2004 - Servicing Mission for Hubble Cancelled
The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) Program has received notification from the NASA Administrator that he has decided to cancel all further HST on-orbit servicing, including Servicing Mission 4 (SM4, planned for mid-2006). The decision was based in part on the risks to Shuttle astronauts associated with future HST servicing missions.
   
Entrance tunnel to new Hubble Exhibit at Goddard   01.09.2004 - Hubble Exhibit Receives Positve Reviews
The exhibit "Hubble Space Telescope: News and Views of the Universe" continues to garner positive reviews and visitors since its opening in October 2003. Jim Jeletic, HST Science Operations Manager at Goddard, called the experience, "one of the highlights of [his] career." It was another opportunity, he felt, to reach out and share the inner workings of NASA with the community.
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