to boldly go. Shuttle STS-61 onboard view: Hubble Space Telescope (HST) repair. Repair of the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) - orbiting earth at an altitude of 325 nautical miles. Perched atop a foot restraint on shuttle Endeavour’s remote manipulator system arm, astronauts Story Musgrave and Jeffrey Hoffman wrap up the final of five space walks. Date of Image: 1993-12-09.