REPORT: Hubble Space Telescope’s premier camera shuts down
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The Hubble Space Telescope’s premier camera has shut down because of a hardware problem.
NASA said the camera stopped working Tuesday. Hubble’s three other science instruments are still working fine, with celestial observations continuing.
The article goes on to state the following:
This third incarnation of the wide field camera was installed by spacewalking astronauts in 2009. The camera has backup electronics that could be called into action, if necessary, according to NASA.
Trouble with Hubble ! https://t.co/HCAd8mnmql
— Mark Thompson DSc (@PeoplesAstro) January 9, 2019
— Ian O’Neill (@astroengine) January 9, 2019
The Hubble Space Telescope has a glitch — again https://t.co/6SMH2w4NKk
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) January 9, 2019
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