The Hubble Repairman Views Earth

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April 25, 2012

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Astronaut John Grunsfeld performs work on the Hubble Space Telescope as the first of five spacewalks on May 14, 2009, kicked off a week of work on the orbiting observatory. Grunsfeld, a spacewalk veteran with a long relationship with the telescope, participated in three spacewalks during Servicing Mission 4. (Photo/Hubblesite)



NASA Astronaut John Grunsfeld says even when floating in space, it's important to take time for reflection, especially if you have a great view. Service crews have so many items to address when they are outside, they often don't have a minute to observe their own spacewalk. Grunsfeld decided it was so important to for his crew to return to Earth with that memory, he built it into the schedule.


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