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Instruments on Hubble in safe mode; NASA trying to understand why

Enlarge / Hubble Space Telescope above Earth, photographed during STS-125, Servicing Mission 4, May 2009. (credit: NASA) On Monday, NASA announced that the Hubble Space Telescope’s science instruments were in an extended shutdown after problems appeared in late October. The issues arose as failed internal communications caused the science instruments to switch into safe mode […]