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STS-125 Space Shuttle launch reports and streams

The last mission to the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) is about to roar
into space. Space Shuttle mission STS-125 will be the final mission to
update the HST. It will also be the final mission where planned non-ISS
EVAs are undertaken. The Orion Crew Vehicle isn't suited for EVAs like
this, so we'll probably never see these repair missions again.

 Here are a few resources that cover the launch and preparations LIVE:

 Nasa's own NASATV: http://www.nasa.gov/ntv but that isn't of very good
quality video-wise.

 A much better alternative is http://www.spacevidcast.com/ which offers
720p quality live streaming. Great about this one is that with the
ustream.tv iPhone app you can actually watch this on your iPhone too,
and also participate in the chat!

 

 On regular TV there's Discovery Channel that will broadcast the launch
and preps live from 19.30 CEST on!