Space shuttle Endeavour is seen atop NASA’s Shuttle Carrier Aircraft.(NASA HQ Photos/Bill Ingalls/flickr)
Space shuttle Endeavour is seen atop NASA’s Shuttle Carrier Aircraft.
(NASA HQ Photos/Bill Ingalls/flickr)

How Shuttle Endeavor Saved the Hubble Space Telescope

February 6, 2013  •  From theTrumpet.com
The miracle mission of NASA’s STS-61
 

Ever looked through a telescope? Today we take the amazing pictures returned by nasa’s Hubble Space Telescope as routine. Launched in 1990, this super telescope orbits Earth with a view of the universe far more advanced than any telescope here on Earth.

The original launch date was October 1986, but the horrific Challenger shuttle disaster earlier that year delayed the program. These events prevented the telescope from reaching orbit until April 1990.

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