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Fraser
2009-Aug-27, 12:20 PM
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter put itself into a safe mode Wednesday morning, Aug. 26, for the fourth time this year. While in safe mode, the spacecraft can communicate normally with Earth, but aborts its scheduled activities, and awaits further instructions from ground controllers. "We hope to gain a better understanding of what is triggering [...]

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