Extreme Maintenance

Mon, 09/21/2009 - 6:54am

Sure, we've all experienced the occasional stuck bolt, especially those charged with building and maintaining manufacturing equipment like yourselves. But what about a stuck bolt in space? In their latest spacewalk outside of the Hubble telescrope, American astronauts braved injury and death to install a new, $150 million dollar camera into the Hubble's aging body. When one of the bolts refused to the move, astronauts nearly had to abaondon the project, until a new tool and a little elbow grease freed the annoying offender.

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