NASA refuses to repair Hubble orbiting telescope 05:03

The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) reported that the possibility of repairing the Hubble orbital telescope has not yet been ruled out. writes about this Space News.

The publication reminded that in 2022 NASA and the American company SpaceX To agree Send experts to the telescope aboard the Crew Dragon to replace the non-functioning Hubble gyroscopes in space.

NASA experts simulated the mission and after analysis declared it unsuitable. According to Mark Clampin, director of NASA’s astrophysics division, some challenges may arise during the mission; Crew Dragon engines in particular can contaminate the telescope’s mirrors with volatile substances.

The Hubble telescope was launched in 1990 and had the highest resolution of any observatory until the launch of James Webb in 2021.

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Source: Gazeta

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