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NASA will be live-streaming the launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis on the “STS-125″ mission that aims to repair and upgrade the Hubble Telescope.

According to Space.com:

Atlantis’ 11-day mission is the final servicing flight to NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. The seven-member crew will enhance the observatory and ensure cutting-edge science and will put into place advanced technology that improves the telescope’s discovery power by 10 to 70 times. Five consecutive spacewalks are planned to refurbish the 19-year-old space telescope.

The shuttle is set to launch at a little after 2:00 Eastern. You can watch the event live on NASA’s website here: http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/index.html

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