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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"What we're going to be doing is
getting the Shuttle Mission 4 servicing folks at Goddard started on
the work that they would have to do if a servicing flight can yet
Source: NASA Administrator Michael Griffin
announced Friday that preparation work would begin for a space
shuttle flight to save the Hubble Space Telescope. This reverses
the decision by Sean O'Keefe that a space shuttle mission would be
unsafe. A decision to actually fly the mission will not be made
until after the shuttle returns to flight and additional tests are