n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - Hubble servicing mission delayed : news note
|Article Title||Hubble servicing mission delayed : news note|
|© Publisher:||Astronomical Society of Southern Africa (ASSA)|
|Journal||MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jun 2008|
|Pages||73 - 74|
The fifth and final servicing mission of HST (Hubble Space Telescope), originally scheduled for late August, is unlikely to happen before late September or early October. The delay is not due to the telescope or the Shuttle but the time needed to prepare a second external fuel tank - that familiar dark brown tank on which the Shuttle gets launched.
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