Amnesia Event Slows Down Opportunity Robotic Arm Work

Pasadena CA (JPL) Nov 07, 2015

Opportunity is within ‘Marathon Valley’ on the west rim of Endeavour Crater.

The plan ahead was for Opportunity to use the robotic arm to place the Alpha Particle X-ray spectrometer down on a target for a week while the project conducted a weeklong test and readout of Flash memory.

However, a Deep Space Network problem prevented the rover’s plan from being radiated, so the rover exec —> Read More