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Old Age Could be Getting to Mars Rover Spirit

By Marc Boucher
NASA Watch
April 13, 2009

NASA Spirit Rover
Computer Reboots Raise Concerns About Mars Rover Spirit, NASA JPL
“The team operating NASAs Mars Exploration Rover Spirit is examining data received from Spirit in recent days to diagnose why the rover apparently rebooted its computer at least twice over the April 11-12 weekend.”
“We are aware of the reality that we have an aging rover, and there may be age-related effects here,” Callas said. “
Editor’s note: Old age may be setting in but this is one mission that’s done NASA proud.

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