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NASA Can’t Talk to its Mars Robots for Two Weeks Because the Sun is in the Way

Accepted submission by upstart at 2023-11-14 09:53:11

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NASA can’t talk to its Mars robots for two weeks because the sun is in the way []:

NASA is putting pause on sending commands to its Mars exploration instruments from November 11 through November 25 as it waits out the Mars solar conjunction. With the sun in the way, any commands sent to Mars could suffer interference capable of harming the robotic explorers.

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