August 7, 2008 — STS-125 launch of Space Shuttle

Mission: STS-125
Launch Vehicle: Atlantis
Launch Site: Kennedy Space Center – Launch Pad 39A
Launch Time: 8:24 a.m. EDT
Description: Space Shuttle Atlantis will fly seven astronauts into space for the fifth and final servicing mission to the Hubble Space Telescope. During the 11-day flight, the crew will repair and improve the observatory’s capabilities through 2013.

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~ by tellinghistory on October 7, 2008.

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