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Atlantis set for Monday lift-off

Hubble servicing mission good to go

Space Shuttle Atlantis is good to go for its launch next week to the Hubble Space Telescope - the final servicing trip to the orbiting 'scope.

According to NASA, preparations for the STS-125 mission, aka "Servicing Mission 4", continue at the Kennedy Space Center's launch pad 39A ahead of the scheduled blast-off on Monday at 18:01 GMT.

Atlantis on the launch pad. Pic: NASA

On board for the 11-day mission are (pictured below, left to right) mission specialists Michael J Massimino and Michael T Good, pilot Gregory C Johnson, commander Scott D Altman and mission specialists K Megan McArthur, John M Grunsfeld and Andrew J Feustel.

The STS-125 crew. Pic: NASA

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