NASA's Curiosity Mars navigator, which plummeted in 2014, has been "hiccupped" during its charging last week – but Earth scientists have returned it online and are working to recover the mistakes.
"We are not yet sure of the exact cause and we collect the relevant analysis data," said Stephen Lee, deputy project manager at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, in a blog post about the incident.
The router tested a one time computer reset, but since then it has been functioning normally, which is a good sign. "
When Curiosity tries to return online after an inactive period – a process completed more than 30 times earlier, according to
After a weekend of inactivity, mission control successfully brought the queue online. does not mean curiosity that examines whether the Red Planet can be weeks ago after NASA has given up hope of reviving its Opportunity husband
Scientists back to Earth are working to reconstruct what happened during hiccups by downloading a photo [1
"In the short term, we restrict vehicle commands to minimize memory changes "We do not want to destroy any evidence of what may have caused the computer reset."
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