There's a new telescope in the heavens. It has a familiar name: the Hubble Space Telescope. But this is a new creature altogether.
Astronauts Visit Hubble in Repair Mission In orbit 350 miles above Earth, astronauts from the shuttle Atlantis continue a series of ambitious and dangerous space walks in which they will replace, and in some cases repair, many of the Hubble Space Telescope's scientific instruments.
Last Visit to Hubble Russ Werneth, a former engineer with the Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., has worked with a team that has trained astronauts for all four of the Hubble Space Telescope missions. Werneth talks about what this mission means to him.
Hubble Repair Mission Underway The Washington Post's Joel Achenbach reports from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on the Hubble space telescope mission.
Scientist Explains Power of New Hubble Camera The Washington Post's Joel Achenbach talks with Mario Livio, theoretical astrophysicist with the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore about the power of the new camera installed on Hubble.
Raw Video: Shuttle Atlantis Blasts Off Space shuttle Atlantis is on its way to the Hubble Space Telescope. Atlantis and seven astronauts blasted off Monday on a mission that has more risks than usual. It is NASA's final trip to Hubble and comes after a seven-month delay.
The Post's Joel Achenbach provides his latest thoughts on space, science and other "cool stuff."