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Couple complain to NASA after Hubble telescope re-installed pointing wrong way

NASA admitted a ‘minor blunder’, has resulted in the recently repaired Hubble Telescope being returned to orbit upside down. Astronomers across the globe have subsequently been collecting data not on the undiscovered cosmos, but on 32 Holwell Gardens, the semi-detached home of Bob and Janine Cooper.

The Coopers became aware of the problem when they began to receive emails from international astronomy departments warning the Azaleas needed watering, or requesting Mr Cooper draw the curtains before doing his stretches after getting out of the shower. ‘I wouldn’t mind so much,’ said Mrs Cooper, ‘but we do like our garden, and with more sunny days it’s only a matter of time before one of us gets zapped like an ant under a magnifying glass.’

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Posted: May 20th, 2009 by AdrianJ

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