Photos: NASA's Last Mission to the Hubble Space Telescope

Astronauts Grab Hubble Telescope for Tune-Up

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A camera on the shuttle Atlantis shows the Hubble Space Telescope after astronauts plucked it from space on May 13, 2009 during the STS-125 mission.

Astronauts Begin Spacewalk Marathon to Fix Hubble

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Atlantis astronauts capture the Hubble Space Telescope on May 13, 2009 during NASA's fifth and final servicing flight.

Astronauts to Say Goodbye to Hubble Telescope

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A wide view of the Hubble Space Telescope, locked down in the cargo bay of the Earth-orbiting space shuttle Atlantis on May 13, 2009 during the STS-125 mission - NASA's last ever service call to the space observatory.

Astronauts Give Hubble Telescope New Camera Eye

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STS-125 spacewalkers John Grunsfeld (left) and Andrew Feustel (on robotic arm) remove the Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 from the Hubble Space Telescope during a May 14, 2009 spacewalk.

Astronauts Have Trouble Upgrading Hubble Telescope

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Astronaut Michael Good works with the Hubble Space Telescope in the cargo bay of the shuttle Atlantis. Crewmate Mike Massimino appears in the bottom frame during the second spacewalk of their May 2009 STS-125 mission.

Astronauts to Try Complex Repair on Hubble's Broken Main Camera

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What appears to be a number of astronauts, because of the shiny mirror-like surface of the temporarily-captured Hubble Space Telescope, is actually only two — astronauts John Grunsfeld (left) and Andew Feustel — during a May 14, 2009 spacewalk, the first of five during their STS-125 mission.

NASA Gets Out of Satellite Servicing Business

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Astronaut Andrew Feustel navigates near the Hubble Space Telescope on the end of the remote manipulator system arm, controlled from inside Atlantis. Astronaut John Grunsfeld signals to his crewmate from just a few feet away during the May 15, 2009, spacewalk on STS-125.

Spacewalkers Make Tricky Repairs to Hubble Camera

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Spacewalkers John Grunsfeld (bottom) and Andrew Feustel are seen after repairing Hubble's main camera and installing the Cosmic Origins Spectrograph during the third of five spacewalks on the Hubble Space Telescope during the STS-125 flight of shuttle Atlantis.

Spacewalkers Tackle Daunting Hubble Telescope Repair

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While standing on the end of Atlantis' remote manipulator system arm, astronaut Michael Good, STS-125 mission specialist and USAF colonel, pays tribute to his commander and crewmates with a military-style salute. Astronaut Mike Massimino works in the background at right.

Astronauts Repair Key Hubble Device in Tough Spacewalk

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Mission specialists Mike Massimino (right) and Mike Good (on arm) work outside space shuttle Atlantis during the fourth spacewalk of STS-125 on May 17, 2009.

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