CAPE CANAVERAL (AP) - Astronauts are about to touch the Hubble
Space Telescope for the last time.
Atlantis spacewalkers John Grunsfeld and Andrew Feustel
(FOY-stahl) will leave the space shuttle Atlantis Monday morning
for their mission's fifth and final spacewalk.
This is also the fifth and final repair mission for the
The shuttle will release Hubble on Tuesday. NASA hopes these
repairs will buy Hubble five to 10 more years of life. After that,
a robot will steer Hubble back into Earth's atmosphere and toward a
The astronauts Monday will replace a couple batteries, a sensor
and some insulation. They will try to make insulation repairs that
were supposed to be completed Sunday, but couldn't get done because
of problems with a balky bolt.l be attempted.