Hubble Space Telescope
December 2, 1993

 

Repairs being made and an image of Doradus Nebula taken by the Hubble telescope

 

Space shuttle astronauts take a spacewalk to repair a flaw in the Hubble Space Telescope's main mirror. They replace it with JPL's Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2, helping the space telescope take some of the best images ever of our solar system, stars, galaxies and other celestial objects.