NASA Try to Repair Ailing Hubble
3/2/11
-NASA engineers have rebooted the computer aboard the orbiting Hubble telescope, in an attempt to bring the ailing space observatory back to life. Photo by NASA

NASA engineers have rebooted the computer, which controls most science instruments aboard the orbiting Hubble telescope, in an attempt to bring the ailing space observatory back to life.

Hubble has been "blind" for three weeks after the failure of a command unit forced the telescope into "safe mode."

Officials said there does not appear to be any permanent damage to the instruments on telescope, which has been orbiting Earth for 18 years.

By Sofia News Agency

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