Mars rover Opportunity suffering from memory loss: NASA

January 4, 2015 2:50 PM

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Opportunity, NASA's Mars rovers that has been exploring the Red Planet for more than a decade, is suffering from amnesia/memory problems, according to a recent statement issued by the American space agency.

NASA said the Opportunity Rover is suffering from persistent computer resets and 'amnesia' events. The memory loss problems specifically occur when the rover tries to save stats on its flash memory storage system. The robot resorted to bypass its flash memory, and save data on its RAM.

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