Curiosity update: Ctrl+Alt+Del

FRB_605760933EDR_F0740762FHAZ00337M_Sols 2347-48, March 14, 2019, update by MSL scientist Scott Guzewich: Curiosity is back to work after another hiatus due to a computer reset. These sorts of resets do happen from time to time for operating spacecraft and we’re able to enjoy the benefit of two computers to operate the rover by switching to the other one when needed. As you’d expect, the view out of the front windshield hasn’t changed much lately and the rover’s arm is still poised over the bedrock target “Fife.” We’ll begin today’s plan with an APXS integration on Fife before continuing to examine the nearby bedrock including a pebble called “Schiehallion.” ChemCam and Mastcam will also both study some dune and ripple fields nearby… [More at link]

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