Gyroscope Failure-Hubble Telescope in Repair

Xinhua News Agency,Washington,October 9 (Reporter Zhou Zhou)NASA said recently that the Hubble Space Telescope has been suspended due to a malfunction of the gyroscope.The Space Agency is currently looking for solutions to restore its scientific operations.

The US Space Agency said that after 6 pm EST on the 5th(6 am on the 6th Beijing time),the Hubble Space Telescope had another gyroscope to confirm the failure,causing the telescope enter a safe mode and suspend all scientific observations.The Space Agency said that the gyroscope has been underperforming for nearly a year,and the failure is also expected.Previously,the other two gyroscpes of the same type have failed.

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