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Submission + - Hubble Telescope's Main Camera Shuts Down

anthemaniac writes: is reporting that the aging observatory's primary camera, the ACS, has been in safe mode since the weekend. From the article: 'An initial investigation indicates the camera has stopped functioning, and the input power feed to its Side B electronics package has failed.' The camera has shut down before and been revived.

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