Click to enlargeSTS061 Thornton EVA Photo

Buy this STS061 Thornton EVA space photo. High quality Space Shuttle picture, slide, or Duratrans backlit transparency. NASA photograph S94-43339 . Wide variety of sizes.

Thornton Prepares to Release Hubble Array. In this image, Astronaut Kathy Thornton releases the old solar panel into low-Earth orbit during the first Hubble Space Telescope Servicing Mission in 1993. Earth's gravitation pulled the jettisoned panel toward Earth's atmosphere, where it entered and ultimately burned up.

Date: December 6, 1993
Photo credit: NASA

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