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Hubble Space Telescope is on the road to recovery

Things are looking up for two of NASA’s Great Observatories, the Hubble Space Telescope and the Chandra X-Ray Observatory. Both telescopes had to go out of service this month due to different types of problems experienced by their gyroscopic pointing … Continue reading

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Chandra X-ray telescope is back at work

NASA’s 19-year-old Chandra X-ray Observatory has been returned to its normal pointing mode after a data glitch forced a five-day outage, NASA said today. The bus-sized spacecraft went into safe mode on Oct. 10, bringing science observations to a halt. … Continue reading

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Gyro glitch hits Chandra X-ray telescope

Even as experts worked on ways to get the Hubble Space Telescope back doing science, another one of NASA’s Great Observatories in space — the Chandra X-ray Observatory — went into safe mode as well. NASA said the 19-year-old X-ray telescope put itself into … Continue reading

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