NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Resumes Full Duty

Status Report From: Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Posted: Thursday, March 13, 2014


Engineers have restored NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter to full operations, following a March 9 unplanned swap of duplicate computers aboard the spacecraft.


On Thursday morning, March 13, the orbiter resumed science observations with its own instruments and relay of data from NASA's Curiosity Mars rover.

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