Archive for May 11th, 2009

Shuttle, Hubble mission

Leaving this evening, Nasa Space Center at Cape Canaveral in Florida, at 20:01 Italian time, the 14:01 local time, the Shuttle "Atlantis". Among the objectives of the mission, STS 125, important work on the Hubble Space Telescope. The seven American astronauts Scott Altman led by the 11-day duration of the mission will have to replace six gyroscopes, [...]