'Camera That Saved Hubble' Returns To Earth

Space Shuttle Atlantis lands Space Shuttle Atlantis landed on Sunday, May 24, 2009, at Edwards Air Force Base in California. Image credit: NASA
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May 26, 2009

The JPL-built Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2 returned to Earth aboard Space Shuttle Atlantis Sunday (5/24/09). The camera was the Hubble Space Telescope's longest serving instrument.

For more information about the mission to Hubble, go to http://www.nasa.gov/shuttle . For information about JPL's Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2, go to http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/wfpc2



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