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Mars Curiosity Rover is recovered after computer glitch

5 Mar 2013, 11:45 UTC
Mars Curiosity Rover is recovered after computer glitch
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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.
Composite image of Mars Rover on surface of Mars. Courtesy: NASA/JPL

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