Sunday, May 17, 2009

More Fix-It Work Today

Today's 4th day of work on the Hubble is primarily focused on repair of the Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph (STIS).

A little more background on my role in the mission. I am part of a group of people from the Hubble project (NASA & contractors) who are supporting the mission at Johnson Space Center in Houston. (There are many others back at Goddard in Maryland.) I sit at a console in a large control room down the hall from the main Shuttle control room, keeping track of mission logs and other information. While there is a view of our room on one of the internal TV channels, I don't expect we'll be on NASA TV.

Meanwhile, here's a prediction on how energy from space might soon play a key role in our future.

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