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Hubble telescope suffers its worst glitch in a decade; Nasa struggles to find a fix

09/07/2021 04:20 PM | Click to read full article

The Hubble Space Telescope continues to fly blind nearly 540 kilometers above Earth, three weeks after science operations were shut following a glitch in an onboard computer.

Nasa engineers have been working on fixing the school bus-sized flying observatory, which has faced a glitch nearly a decade after it was last repaired. The Hubble telescope has been in a safe-mode configuration for three weeks now.