Hubble Down

The primary camera on the Hubble Space Telescope shut down over the weekend after the backup power supply failed, the primary power supply having already gone out last June. The telescope’s remaining sensors are still in operation, but the camera will not be restored until 2008 when a scheduled Shuttle service mission will upgrade it beyond its previous capabilities.


Previously: Hubble Rescued

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