September 27, 2023



NASA’s aging Hubble Space Telescope stuck in safe mode as glitch fixes falter


By Amanda Kooser
The Hubble Space Telescope has spent over three decades bringing us glorious images and data, but the spacecraft is showing its age. The Hubble team is troubleshooting a problem with the telescope’s payload computer — a piece of hardware built in the 1980s — that controls its science instruments. But there might be something else going on. 


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