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read the article 'Orbiter Puts Itself Into Safe Standby'
November 30, 2009
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter put itself into a safe standby mode on Saturday, Nov. 28, and the team operating the spacecraft has begun implementing careful steps designed to resume Odyssey's science and relay operations within about a week.
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read the article 'Odyssey Alters Orbit to Study Warmer Ground'
June 22, 2009
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA's long-lived Mars Odyssey spacecraft has completed an eight-month adjustment of its orbit, positioning itself to look down at the day side of the planet in mid-afternoon instead of late afternoon.
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read the article 'Mars and Earth Activities Aim to Get Spirit Rolling Again'
May 18, 2009
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA's rover project team is using the Spirit rover and other spacecraft at Mars to begin developing the best maneuvers for extracting Spirit from the soft Martian ground where it has become embedded.
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read the article 'Martian Dust Storm near South Polar Cap'
April 15, 2009

This nearly global mosaic of observations made by the Mars Color Imager on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter on April 2, 2009, shows billowing clouds of dust being lifted into the atmosphere by a storm near the edge of the seasonal polar cap of southern Mars.
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read the article 'Mars, Then and Now'
March 13, 2009
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Antique maps, latest streaming satellite images now viewable with Mars in Google Earth
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read the article 'Spacecraft Reboots Successfully'
March 11, 2009
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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.
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read the article 'Rebooting Postponed'
March 10, 2009
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

The team operating NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter postponed a planned rebooting of the spacecraft this morning after seeing an unexpected rise in the temperature of a star camera that is part of the navigation system.
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read the article 'Flight Team to Check Status of Backup System'
March 4, 2009
Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

The team operating NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter plans a procedure next week to address a long-known, potential vulnerability of accumulated memory corruption.
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What does it take to get a spacecraft from Earth all the way to Mars? There are a few key things to consider, as explained in this 60-second video from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Mars in a Minute: How Do You Get to Mars?
What does it take to get a spacecraft from Earth all the way to Mars? There are a few key things to consider, as explained in this 60-second video from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
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Martian Pit Feature Found by Seventh Graders
Martian Pit Feature Found by Seventh Graders
Sixteen seventh-graders at Evergreen Middle School in Cottonwood, Calif., found the Martian pit feature at the center of the superimposed red square in this image while participating in a program that enables students to use the camera on NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter.
Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU




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