Date: 4 months ago   Category: Space

The Hubble space telescope has failed


At the device one of gyroscopes has refused. He allows the tool to be directed at objects precisely. The largest Hubble space telescope has failed because of breakage. At the device one of three gyroscopes which is used for guidance of the telescope on the purpose and his deduction in motionless situation has refused. Writes NASA about it. Due to the breakage the telescope has interrupted the work and has been entered into the safe mode. He will remain in such situation until his operators don't find a solution. It is known that the device has in total six gyroscopes as it has been designed with repeated duplication of all systems. However at the same time he uses only three. "The broken gyroscope badly worked about a year, and his breakage didn't become surprise. Two other gyroscopes of the same type have already failed in April of this year. Three remained gyroscopes are better in the technical plan and therefore have to have more long service life", - have noted in NASA. Earlier it was reported that the Hubble telescope has shown the spectacular picture of the cluster including thousands of galaxies. News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our https://t.me/korrespondentnet channel

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