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Mars Curiosity Rover rebooted following safe mode induced by computer file size issue

21 Mar 2013, 09:44 UTC
Mars Curiosity Rover rebooted following safe mode induced by computer file size issue
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Mars Curiosity Rover fell into a safe mode on 16 March as result of on board data file size anomaly. A file meant for deletion was connected to active command file and the safe-mode entry was triggered when the command file failed a size-check by the rover’s protective software. The system the rover’s computer system was rebooted and recovered on 19 March.

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