A NASA Curiosity Mars router that caught up in 2014 experienced a "hiccup" while downloading last week – but scientists on Earth have turned it back online and are working on a reconstruction of what went wrong. "We are still not sure about its exact cause and collect the relevant data for analysis," said Stephen Lee, Deputy Head of the Curiosity Project at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, in a blog post about the incident. "Rover has experienced a one-time computer reboot, but has since been working fine, which is a good sign."
When Curiosity attempted to return online after an inactive period ̵
After the initial inactivity, mission management successfully led the rover back. But that does not mean that curiosity that checks whether the Red Planet can support life, abandoned by storms – especially a few weeks after NASA abandoned the resuscitation of its rover Opportunity
. The earth is working on the reconstruction of what happened during the hiccup, downloading a snapshot of its memory. They also take a break in his research work, which is of concern to researchers, Space.com pointed out that they were about to drill an "intriguing rock" about 650 feet from the rover current
"In the short term, we limit commands to the car to minimize changes in its memory, "Lee said. "We do not want to destroy any evidence of what could have caused the computer to be reset.
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