after It is now an observatory Chandra has some concerns. In fact, on Wednesday February 9, 2022, routine monitoring data from space I reported a problem with the power supply on the high-speed camera. (HRC). Mission Specialists The scientific operations were suspended and the four scientific instruments were put forward ( ACIS Advanced Photographer, HRC HD Camera, High Resolution Spectrophotometer HETGS and LETGS Low Energy Spectrometer) is in safe mode while analyzing the situation and determining the appropriate response. The space telescope itself is operating normally and scientific observations using the Advance Cargo Information System are expected to resume early next week.
Chandra High Resolution Camera (HRC) has been turned off after it was detected in an anomaly. The cause is currently under investigation.
All other aspects of Chandra are operating nominally and work is underway to resume ACIS scientific observations by early next week.
—Chandra CDO (chandraCDO) February 16, 2022
Chandra is the third Big Four observatories of the US space agency and data that helps scientists understand the structure, evolution, and we’ve got . NASA says it will provide more information as it becomes available. HRC previously had trouble in 2020, which halted operations from August to December, and Chandra had previously suffered from .