MAVEN is recovered after falling into safe mode

by | Nov 25, 2014 | Uncategorized | 0 comments

The NASA MAVEN spacecraft orbiting Mars was recovered to full service after being in a “safe hold” mode. MAVEN fell into the “Safe hold” mode on 19 November which after a timing conflict between commands. Two different processors fell out of synch with each other, so that the relative timing of commands sent from Earth was incorrect.

Artist's impression of MAVEN in orbit around Mars. Courtesy: NASA/JPL

Artist’s impression of MAVEN in orbit around Mars. Courtesy: NASA/JPL

 

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