Astronaut visit

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – Retired Lt. Col. Duane G. “Digger” Carey, a former NASA astronaut who served as pilot on the STS-109 Columbia mission in March 2002, speaks to Hanscom Primary School students and staff June 13 about his experience on the STS-109 mission to space, which orbited the Earth 165 times and covered 3.9 million miles in more than 262 hours. The crew of STS-109 successfully upgraded the Hubble Space Telescope, leaving it with a new power unit, a new camera and new solar arrays. (U.S. Air Force photo by Walter Santos)

PHOTO BY: Walter Santos
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