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2009-03-11 07:25:00

NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter properly followed commands today to shut down and restart, a strategy by its engineers to clear any memory flaws accumulated in more than five years since Odyssey's last reboot.

2009-03-05 12:59:30

The U.S. space agency says it plans to address a long-known vulnerability in its Mars Odyssey orbiter -- that of accumulated memory corruption. National Aeronautics and Space Administration officials say resolution of the problem requires rebooting the spacecraft's computer.

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2009-03-04 16:35:00

The team operating NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter plans a procedure next week to address a long-known, potential vulnerability of accumulated memory corruption.

2009-02-02 13:34:00

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2008-12-11 15:48:00

PASADENA, Calif., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has completed its primary, two-year science phase.

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2008-12-11 16:20:00

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has completed its primary, two-year science phase.

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2008-11-17 12:50:00

An international team of scientists who analyzed data from the Gamma Ray Spectrometer onboard NASA's Mars Odyssey reports new evidence for the controversial idea that oceans once covered about a third of ancient Mars.

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2008-10-10 08:10:00

The longest-serving of six spacecraft now studying Mars is up to new tricks for a third two-year extension of its mission to examine the most Earthlike of known foreign planets.

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2008-05-28 14:20:00

Scientists leading NASA's Phoenix Mars mission from the University of Arizona in Tucson sent commands to unstow its robotic arm and take more images of its landing site early today.

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2008-05-26 08:25:00

A NASA spacecraft today sent pictures showing itself in good condition after making the first successful landing in a polar region of Mars.


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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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