Designing A Telescope For Repair In Space (Hubble artist concept) by NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center

The Hubble Space Telescope is the only NASA spacecraft designed for on-orbit repair and maintenance. The Lockheed Martin Corporation was contracted to build the telescope. This May 1986 concept by Lockheed’s Gordon Raney displays the Orbital Replacement Units, which include instruments, batteries, computers and other essential components in the equipment bays accessible through doors for […]