In KSCs Vertical Processing Facility, STS-82 crew members get familiar with some of the hardware they will handle on the second Hubble Space Telescope (HST) servicing mission. Looking over the Flight Support System (FSS) Berthing and Positioning System (BAPS) ring are Mission Specialist Joseph R. "Joe" Tanner, at far left; Payload Commander Mark C. Lee, third from left; and Gregory J. Harbaugh, fourth from left, along with HST workers. Tanner, Lee and Harbaugh, along with Mission Specialist Steven L. Smith, will perform the spacewalks required for servicing and repair of HST, which was deployed nearly seven years ago and first serviced in 1993. STS-82 is targeted for a mid-February liftoff on the Space Shuttle Discovery. (Photo Release Date: mm/dd/yy )
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