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NASA's Hubble pauses science due to gyro issue

NASA is working to resume science operations of the agency's Hubble Space Telescope after it entered safe mode April 23 due to an ongoing gyroscope (gyro) issue. Hubble's instruments are stable, and the telescope is in good ...

Talking with Webb using the Deep Space Network

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope is nearly 1 million miles (1.5 million kilometer) away from Earth, orbiting around the sun-Earth Lagrange point 2. How do we send commands and receive telemetry—the science and engineering ...

Scientists report 'benchmarks' for extreme space weather

High-energy 'relativistic' electrons—so-called "killer" electrons—are a major source of radiation damage to satellites and so understanding their patterns of activity is crucial. Bursts of charged particles and magnetic ...

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