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General Description: 
STS-109 Shuttle Mission Imagery
Description: 
STS109-346-011 (3 March 2002) --- Astronaut Richard M. Linnehan, STS-109 mission specialist, uses a laser ranging device designed to measure the range between two spacecraft. Linnehan positioned himself on the cabin's aft flight deck as the Space Shuttle Columbia approached the Hubble Space Telescope. A short time later, the STS-109 crew captured and latched down the giant telescope in the vehicle's cargo bay for several days of work on the Hubble.
image id: 
Photo-sts109-346-011
facet_what: 
Columbia
facet_what: 
Hubble Space Telescope (HST)
facet_what: 
Space Shuttle Orbiter
facet_where: 
Washington, D.C.
facet_when: 
March 2002
facet_when_year: 
2002
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SPD-SPFLT-Photo-sts109-346-011
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http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/gallery/images/shuttle/sts-109/html/sts109-346-011.html