[amsat-bb] MRO vs AO-51 reboot problem and new sun cycle?

Luc Leblanc lucleblanc6 at videotron.ca
Thu Jun 4 19:00:32 PDT 2009

Is it possible the MRO and AO-51 software reboot problem are related to the new emerging sun cycle?

>From NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

>Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Mission

>after an unexpected rebooting of its computer Wednesday evening, June 3.

>The spontaneous reboot resembles a Feb. 23 event on the spacecraft. Engineers concluded the most likely cause for that event was a cosmic 
>ray or solar particle hitting electronics and causing an erroneous voltage reading.

It's could be not the lack of voltage but an erroneous voltage reading who triggers AO-51 to reboot?

Luc Leblanc VE2DWE
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