Hand-Held Hubble

BackHubble Docked with the Space Shuttle During Servicing Mission 3B

Hubble is docked in the cargo bay of Space Shuttle Columbia during Servicing Mission 3B. The High-Gain Antennae are folded up against the side of the telescope to keep them of the way while the astronauts work on the telescope. The Aperture Door is shut to protect the mirror inside.