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  • Hubble switched to backup computer, science operations resume

    Cullen DesforgesJuly 19th, 2021

    NASA announced the Hubble Space Telescope has been switched to a backup payload computer successfully, allowing the telescope to resume science operations.

  • NASA continues to troubleshoot Hubble payload computer issue

    Theresa CrossJune 24th, 2021

    On June 13, the Hubble Space Telescope’s payload computer stopped working. Its purpose is to maintain, control, monitor and track the science instruments.

  • NASA’s chief ‘Hubble-Hugger’ announces retirement from agency

    Jason RhianApril 5th, 2016

    On April 30, NASA will lose one of the agency's most experienced spaceflight veterans when astronaut John Grunsfeld retires from NASA. Grunsfeld is currently serving as the agency's associate administrator of NASA’s Science Mission Directorate, a role he has held for four years.

  • REVIEW: Infinite Worlds – capturing a historic moment in time

    Jason RhianNovember 9th, 2014

    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla — Many books that detail the people and machines that make spaceflight, especially those dealing predominantly with photography, detail events – in very broad strokes. On some occasions, however, the focus becomes far narrower – such is the case with, Infinite Worlds: The People and Places of Space Exploration, a book […]

  • Gravity: Ripped from the Headlines?

    Space Safety MagazineOctober 7th, 2013

    October 4 is the US release of the space thriller motion picture “Gravity.” Directed by Alfonso Cuarón and written by Cuarón and his son Jonás Cuarón, “Gravity” tells the story of a couple of astronauts, Ryan Stone and Matt Kowalski, are stranded on a spacewalk during a repair mission to the Hubble Space Telescope when […]