In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Space council advisory group to study role of human space exploration supporting science. NASA works to troubleshoot a problem with the Hubble Space Telescope’s primary camera. The dragon in Orion’s nebula.
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Space council advisory group to study role of human space exploration supporting science
SpaceNews.com (1/10): The Users’ Advisory Group (UAG), formed last year to assist the White House National Space Council with policy making, is assessing how the nation’s future human deep space exploration strategy can benefit a range of space science pursuits, members of the advisory group explained this week at a meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) in Seattle.
Hubble space telescope’s team works to revive camera amid NASA shutdown
Geekwire.com (1/9): NASA reported difficulties with the Hubble space telescope’s primary camera, the Wide Field Camera 3, earlier this week. The difficulties, which the agency’s Hubble team is troubleshooting, have not affected three other primary instruments. Controllers say the camera’s electronics are redundant and could help to overcome the instrument’s shutdown at mid-day on Tuesday.
More trouble for the Hubble telescope as a primary camera malfunctions
New York Times (1/10): Officials at the Space ...