Posts Tagged ‘Shuttle’

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STS-125 launch target moves to February 17 – crucial week for Hubble


STS-125 has been given a new “work-to” launch date of February 17, pending a November 5 meeting that will likely result in a Change Request (CR) to officially re-align…

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Atlantis to rollback to VAB on October 20 – Hubble troubleshooting latest


As NASA and the SSP (Space Shuttle Program) refine their orbiter schedules, preparations for STS-125′s rollback to the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) are proceeding – with confirmation that…

Hubble control system failure – STS-125 launch date delayed


A major failure of the “Side A” control system on the Hubble Space Telescope has delayed STS-125’s launch as far as 2009. The failure has shut down Hubble’s science…

Senate pass NASA bill for extra funding – shuttle extension goals


The US Senate has passed the new NASA Authorization Bill by unanimous consent Thursday evening, a move that could result in a major boost to NASA. The Bill…

TCDT concludes, FRR begins – STS-125 slips to NET Oct 14


STS-125′s Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test (TCDT) – the dress rehearsal for next month’s launch – ended at 11:00am local time this morning, as shuttle managers head into the…

STS-400 rolls out of VAB – STS-125 payload delay to Saturday


A problem during the preparation of Atlantis’ Hubble Servicing payload has delayed its arrival at Pad 39A until Saturday. As a result, STS-125′s launch date is in real…

FRR to discuss unique safety requirements for STS-125 and STS-400


As preparations continue on Atlantis and Endeavour for their respective roles on STS-125 and STS-400, Boeing – at the direction of NASA – has identified three unique safety…