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STS 125

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2009-025A

Description

STS 125 is an American shuttle craft that was launched from Cape Canaveral at 18:01 UT on 11 May 2009 carrying seven astronauts. This is the fifth Hubble Space Telescope Servicing Mission. Over the course of five spacewalks the astronauts replaced two science instruments, repaired two others, and replaced gyroscopes, star sensors, a science computer, batteries and thermal blankets. The STS 125 mission concluded with a landing at Edwards Air Force Base on 24 May 2009 at 15:39 UT.

Alternate Names

  • 34933

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2009-05-11
Launch Vehicle: Shuttle
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

Disciplines

  • Human Crew
  • Resupply/Refurbishment/Repair

Additional Information

Questions or comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office.

 
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