New Outer Blanket Layer (NOBL) Installation EVA Animation

  • Released Friday, August 22nd, 2008
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:55PM
  • ID: 10330

A NOBL consists of stainless steel panels covered with a protective Multi-Layer Insulation (MLI) thermal coating. These panels fit over existing, degraded insulation on Hubble's exterior surface, to control Hubble's internal temperature. The NOBL will be permanently mounted.


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