From: NASA HQ
Posted: Tuesday, January 8, 2019
At 17:23 UTC on Jan. 8, the Wide Field Camera 3 on the Hubble Space Telescope suspended operations due to a hardware problem.
Hubble will continue to perform science observations with its other three active instruments, while the Wide Field Camera 3 anomaly is investigated.
Wide Field Camera 3, installed during Servicing Mission 4 in 2009, is equipped with redundant electronics should they be needed to recover the instrument.
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