Video: Atlantis, Hubble Grapple Sets Stage for Spacewalks

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

Video: 9.3 min ; compressed from 75 min. Flares (below) at the beginning are the shuttles attitude jets firing. Visible: Atlantis robotic arm; HTS Grapple

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"From 200 feet - the Hubble Space Telescope. First time it's been seen since March 2002, the most recent servicing mission...

Atlantis essentially station-keeping while the final command sequence being completed before moving in for the final approach to grapple." UPDATES: HERE.

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