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Space shuttle Atlantis has reached the Hubble telescope, orbiting at a height of 560km (350 miles) over the Earth..The shuttle crew completed a delicate dance of manoeuvres to align the shuttle's robotic arm with the telescope on their approach..The arm was used to get hold of Hubble and draw it into the shuttle's bay..Five spacewalks beginning on Thursday will upgrade and repair the telescope, which has suffered from recent equipment failures. .Picture: NASA/Universal News and Sport (Scotland) 13/5/09.(Universal News does not claim any Copyright or License in the attached material. Any downloading fee charged by Universal News and Sport is for Universal News services only. We are advised that videograbs should not be used more than 48 hours after the time of original transmission, without the consent of the copyright holder).
Space shuttle Atlantis has reached the Hubble telescope, orbiting at a height of 560km (350 miles) over the Earth..The shuttle crew completed a delicate dance of manoeuvres to align the shuttle's robotic arm with the telescope on their approach..The arm was used to get hold of Hubble and draw it into the shuttle's bay..Five spacewalks beginning on Thursday will upgrade and repair the telescope, which has suffered from recent equipment failures. .Picture: NASA/Universal News and Sport...
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