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The Hubble Space Telescope is functioning again after more than month offline

CNN

Updated 9:05 AM ET, Mon July 19, 2021

(CNN) The Hubble Space Telescope is functioning again after more than a month offline as a result of a problem with the payload computer on board.

On Saturday, NASA said engineers had successfully switched the telescope, which orbits 340 miles above Earth’s surface, to backup hardware, a high-stakes maneuver that began Thursday.
“Hubble is an icon, giving us incredible insight into the cosmos over the past three decades,” NASA Administrator Bill Nelson said in a statement.

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