The United States will close the famous Arecibo space telescope in the jungle of Puerto Rico

A huge US space telescope located deep in the Puerto Rican jungle will shut down after suffering two destructive mishaps in recent months, ending 57 years of astronomical discoveries.

Operations at the Arecibo observatory, one of the largest in the world, came to a halt in August when one of its support cables came loose from its socket, falling and opening a 30-meter (100-foot) hole in its 305-meter span. width (1,000 feet). reflector plate.

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