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The Hubble Telescope is kaput in orbit, and scientists are struggling to fix it

22/06/2021

The Hubble Space Telescope, launched more than 30 years ago, has halted operations, following the failure of a payload computer critical to the operation of the spaceborne observatory. At around 4pm EDT on June 13, the payload computer on the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) experienced a failure, leading to a shutdown of...
The Hubble Space Telescope, launched more than 30 years ago, has halted operations, following the failure of a payload computer critical to the operation of the spaceborne observatory. At around 4pm EDT on June 13, the payload computer on the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) experienced a failure, leading to a shutdown of the world’s best-known spaceborne observatory. Turning it Off, and Turning it Back On Again Initial analysis suggests a degrading memory module within the payload computer may have triggered the shutdown of the Hubble Space Telescope. The announcement of the shutdown, published on the official Hubble Twitter page on…This story continues at The Next Web
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