Sol 3237-3239 - March 4, 2013


Rover Memory Hiccup. We need to re-do the plan from several days ago.

Flash memory or computer problems oddly occurred on both Curiosity and Opportunity around feb 27. One possibiliy is that a large solar flare resulted in radiation at Mars sufficient to temporarily corrupt the memory on both rovers. Mars is currently a few weeks away from solar conjunction, so big flare could have happened on the other side of the Sun. 

Opportunity has ecovered from the event and is GO for planning a re-do of observations. We hope to have the data by Tuesday morning in time to plan a drive south.

 

 

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