Mars rover Curiosity to May was left without a connection to the Earth

08.04.2013

 

Mars rover Curiosity was left without a connection to the Earth due to the passage of the Sun Mars. Forced break will last until about the beginning of May.

 

"With the Martian day 237 (counted from the beginning of the mission) because of call of the planet of the Sun ceased communication sessions with the rover. Scientific Group enjoys a well-deserved break after two months of hard work," — said the project supervisor John Grottsinger. According to him, a break in the connection, which will last about 28 days, the scientists used to analyze the collected data and writing articles.

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