NASA's Grunsfeld & Feustel spacewalk

-Posted by D. Worth (US) | for- M. Barbay (France) and US

A very productive 78th spacewalk from the space shuttle... And as NASA informs, it's the 19th spacewalk in support of Hubble (136 hrs & 30 min!)

Astronaut Gregory C. Johnson, STS-125 pilot communicates at the pilot's station on the flight deck of the Earth-orbiting Space Shuttle Atlantis.

Summary Points from Thursday's Mission Status Briefing: read.
View NASA's EVA #1... With Astronauts, Grunsfeld and Feustel, implementing the Wide Field Camera III Installation, Science Instrument Command and Data Handling Computer, Soft Capture Mechanism Installation and Latch Over Centerline Kit Installation.

Thierry Legault's solar transit (12th) HERE!!

NASA: Hubble from Atlantis

Incredible! Hubble's new camera has a mass of 890 lbs! And into the same protective covering, Astronauts place the WFPC 2; for return to their new home, at the Smithsonian's Air and Space Museum...

(More later)
PS: I leave to France on Sunday, for two weeks...

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