Mars Rover Opportunity Needs Flash Memory Fix

December 31, 2014 5:18 PM

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Mars Rover Opportunity, one of the set of two Mars Rovers that have been exploring the planet since 2004, has been suffering a memory glitch after a reset last week. Luckily, NASA engineers believe they may have found a solution to the problem.

Following the most recent reformatting of Opportunity’s flash memory, the performance of the flash memory became intermittent, and difficulty in putting data into the memory led to several computer resets over the Christmas weekend.

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