Hubble: September 2006 Archives

Hubble Update

Hubble's key camera shuts down again, New Scientist

"The Hubble Space Telescope's most frequently used instrument, the Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS), has shut down unexpectedly. Hubble's managers are still investigating the problem, but they are optimistic that they will be able to use the camera again soon."

  • NASA Hubble Space Telescope Daily Report #4208
  • NASA Hubble Space Telescope Daily Report #4207
  • NASA Hubble Space Telescope Daily Report #4206
  • Earlier Hubble reports and news
  • A Little Hubble Trouble

    NASA Hubble Space Telescope Daily Report #4205

    "The ACS suspended at 266/15:21:25 GMT. ... A detailed analysis of the event is underway with a tiger team meeting at 1pm Sunday. A follow-up status meeting is planned with HSTP for 9am Monday in. Actions from the tiger team meeting: -Investigate whether ASPC-2 relay status are analog, if analog assess the raw data for shifts that indicate whether or not all the relays switched."

    Hubble Hardware Damaged

    New Hubble Space Telescope Hardware Damaged On The Ground, SpaceRef

    "According to NASA sources, last Thursday, an eye bolt supporting a lifting rig failed while off-loading the Wide-field Scientific Instrument Protective Enclosure (WSIPE) dropping the rig onto the WSIPE."



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