3/2/15 marks 20th anniversary of Astro-2 (STS-67) Spacelab Astronomy Mission

The primary payload aboard the space shuttle Endeavour for the Astro-2 mission was the Astro Observatory, a trio of aligned ultraviolet telescopes, including the Hopkins Ultraviolet Telescope (HUT). William Blair was Deputy Project Scientist for Mission Planning and Operations on the HUT team for Astro-2. Read a brief retrospective of the Astro-2 mission.