Double Hubble Trouble — What’s Next for the Ailing Space Telescope?

The Hubble Space Telescope is still down, and NASA prepares to place the orbiting observatory on backup systems…

The Hubble Space Telescope orbits the Earth. Image credit: NASA

The Hubble Space Telescope remains out of operation, following a failure in a payload computer on June 13.

The problem was tracked down to the Science Instrument Command and Data Handling unit, which includes the…

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