Hubble Space Telescope in Orbit

Hubble Space Telescope in Orbit

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News release ID: STScI-2019-07
Release Date: Jan 9, 2019
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At 17:23 UTC on January 8, 2019, the Wide Field Camera 3 on the Hubble Space Telescope suspended operations due to a hardware problem. Hubble will continue to perform science observations with its other three active instruments, while the Wide Field Camera 3 anomaly is investigated. Wide Field Camera 3, installed during Servicing Mission 4 in 2009, is equipped with redundant electronics should they be needed to recover the instrument.

For more information about Hubble and future updates on the Wide Field Camera 3 anomaly, visit:

https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2019/wide-field-camera-3-anomaly-on-hubble-space-telescope


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