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Hubble Telescope Fails… “The hardware failed, it’s unrecoverable…”

I wonder how much this is going to cost taxpayers?

A serious equipment failure aboard the Hubble Space Telescope is preventing it from relaying data and images to scientists on Earth and will likely delay a shuttle mission to overhaul the observatory next month, NASA officials said Monday.

The glitch occurred Saturday in one of two sides of a device known as a Control Unit/Science Data Formatter that is responsible for sending data from Hubble to scientists on Earth…

The hardware failed, it’s unrecoverable,” Beutel told SPACE.com. “They did testing and it’s no longer fixable from the ground…”

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  1. http://tinyurl.com/hubblestatus

    I think the hardware cant ‘recover’ but can be replaced or repaired to recover telescope functionality.

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