View Full Version : Mars Odyssey Instrument Fails

2005-Sep-08, 06:39 PM
SUMMARY: During a recent solar storm, an instrument on board NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft failed, and so far, operators haven't been able to get it working again. The Martian Radiation Environment (MARIE) was designed to measure the radiation in the Martian space environment, which will help mission planners understand what kinds of risks humans might face if they traveled to the Red Planet. Operators will continue their attempts to get the instrument working for a few weeks before writing it off.

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2005-Sep-08, 06:57 PM
Whoopie! We Martians don't want you and your beer cans littering our planet. Just keep sending us those cute little rovers. Just please give them a bath first.