HST SM4 - Change Out Animation

  • Released Tuesday, August 19, 2008
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Animation shows the change out of instruments and hardware planned during the Hubble Servicing Mission 4. The instrument change out order in the animation order is as follows:

1. Battery replacement

2. Wide Field Planetary Camera replaced with new Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC3)

3. Rate Sensor Units replaced (contain 2 gyros each)

4. COSTAR instrument replaced with new Cosmic Origins Spectrograph (COS)

5. Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS) repair (circuit boards replaced and new power box added)

6. Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph repair (cover removed, circuit board replaced, new main electronics box cover added)

7. Fine Guidance Sensor replaced

8. Soft Capture Mechanism added


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This page was originally published on Tuesday, August 19, 2008.
This page was last updated on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 1:55 PM EDT.


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