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10/12/1993 Hubble is repaired


STS-61 Mission Highlights Resource Tape, Part 1


Fixing Hubble's Vision


Fixing the Hubble Space Telescope

The crew of the space shuttle Endeavour installed the COSTAR instrument on the Hubble Space Telescope (HST). The instrument was designed to correct Hubble’s problem with focus. The problem was caused by the primary mirror, which had been polished to the wrong shape. The correction was successful. HST is still in operation today.
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