Hubble Control Center – Shuttle Launch

The Space Shuttle Atlantis is visible on large screens in the Space Telescope Operations Control Center as it travels on its journey to the Hubble Space Telescope on May 11, 2009. The launch began Servicing Mission 4, the last mission to upgrade and repair the Hubble Space Telescope. Engineers and controllers at Goddard Space Flight Center would monitor the mission throughout its duration.

Credits: NASA Goddard / Pat Izzo