Status Report

Final Spacewalk of STS-125 Mission Complete

By SpaceRef Editor
May 18, 2009
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The fifth and final STS-125 spacewalk concluded at 3:22 p.m. EDT. It was 7 hours, 2 minutes. During their walk in space, Grunsfeld and Feustel installed a battery group replacement, removed and replaced a Fine Guidance Sensors and three thermal blankets (NOBL) protecting Hubble’s electronics.

Today’s mission status briefing is scheduled to begin no earlier than 4:15 p.m. EDT. The participants will be Tony Ceccacci, STS-125 lead flight director, Tomas Gonzalez-Torres, STS-125 lead EVA officer, Jon Morse, Director, Astrophysics Division, and Preston Burch, HST Program manager.

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