NASA halts Curiosity's work to diagnose electrical issue

March 4, 2015 1:17 PM

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NASA halts Curiosity's work to diagnose electrical issue

The rover has remained stationary since February 27, as engineers conduct and analyze the results of several diagnostic tests.

"We are running tests on the vehicle in its present configuration before we move the arm or drive," Jim Erickson, Curiosity project leader at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, said in a press release. "This gives us the best opportunity to determine where the short is."

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