Mars Curiosity Rover is recovered after computer glitch

by | Mar 5, 2013 | exploration | 0 comments

Following problems with its A-Side computer (symptoms of a corrupted memory location were being shown) on 28 February 2013 the NASA Mars Curiosity Rover was switched to the redundant onboard computer on the B-side computer.  This swap caused the rover to fall into a safe mode.  Curiosity exited safe mode and resumed using its high-gain antenna on 2 March 2013.

 

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