A huge radio telescope in Puerto Rico has collapsed after decades of astronomical discoveries. The US National Science Foundation (NSF) said the telescope’s 900-ton instrument platform fell onto a reflector dish some 450ft (137m) below.
Russia launches space telescope
Russia launched a space telescope from the cosmodrome in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, in a joint mission on Sunday with Germany intended to map X-rays across the sky and replace a project lost in January. Video posted on the website of the…
Control of Russian radio telescope satellite lost
Russia’s space agency says its specialists are attempting to fix problems that have blocked control of an orbiting radio telescope.