Gyroscope Issue Puts Hubble In Safe Mode

Credit: Hubble: NASA
HOUSTON—NASA has established an anomaly review panel to investigate a gyroscope issue that triggered the 28-year-old Hubble Space Telescope into safe mode late Oct. 5. Hubble’s six gyros are one of three types of internal components used to point and stabilize the 44-ft.-long, 12-ton observatory as...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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