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Fraser
2009-Mar-12, 02:30 AM
NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter was successfully rebooted today, to thwart any potential future problems with memory corruption. Odyssey has been functioning normally, but its memory cache hadn't been cleared for five years. The spacecraft followed commands to shut down and then restart, a strategy that engineers hope will clear any memory flaws. [...]

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