Astronauts Smith and Lee Install STIS During Hubble Space Telescope Servicing Mission 2

Astronauts Smith and Lee Install STIS During Hubble Space Telescope Servicing Mission 2

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News release ID: STScI-2017-06
Release Date: Feb 28, 2017
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During the second servicing mission to Hubble Space Telescope, astronaut Steve Smith (on the robotic arm) guides the Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph (STIS) into position while Mark Lee assists. The installation took place during STS-82, the 22nd flight of the Space Shuttle Discovery, in February 1997.


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Announcements, Hubble Telescope, Missions, Photographs, Telescopes

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NASA and ESA