Former Georgia Tech Faculty Heads To Space For Hubble Service

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Former Professor Mike Massimino makes second trip to Hubble

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Former Georgia Tech Associate Professor Mike Massimino will be part of a seven-person crew set to perform maintenance and repairs to the Hubble Space Telescope. Massimino - who who previously made a Hubble service run in 2002 - and his fellow crew are scheduled to take flight on the space shuttle Atlantis on May 11 for what is touted as the last shuttle mission to the Hubble. A member emeritus of the ISyE Advisory Board, Massimino has been using Twitter to post updates on his training and the Hubble mission. He can be followed at Astro_Mike on Twitter.

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Former Georgia Tech Associate Professor Mike Massimino will be part of a seven-person crew set to perform maintenance and repairs to the Hubble Space Telescope. Massimino - who who previously made a Hubble service run in 2002 - and his fellow crew are scheduled to take flight on the space shuttle Atlantis on May 11 for what is touted as the last shuttle mission to the Hubble.

A member emeritus of the ISyE Advisory Board, Massimino has been using Twitter to post updates on his training and the Hubble mission. He aims to post at least a few updates during his excursion. He can be followed at Astro_Mike on Twitter.

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Hubble; ISyE; Massimino; Aerospace; NASA
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  • Created On: May 6, 2009 - 8:00pm
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