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MGS in Trouble, Formerly: MGS in safe mode
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post Nov 8 2006, 11:50 AM
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Did nobody notice this:

Ground Team Stays Busy on 10th Anniversary of NASA Mars Launch

Ten year after launch, there is some trouble with a solar array motor and a comm problem probably resulting from this and entering safe mode. Nothing dramatic yet, but something to follow closely.

There are other things than MRO and MER smile.gifsmile.gif

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- Analyst   MGS in Trouble   Nov 8 2006, 11:50 AM
- - PhilCo126   Well losing it wouldn't be good for the alread...   Nov 9 2006, 07:52 PM
|- - tuvas   QUOTE (PhilCo126 @ Nov 9 2006, 12:52 PM) ...   Nov 9 2006, 07:59 PM
|- - ElkGroveDan   QUOTE (tuvas @ Nov 9 2006, 11:59 AM) I wo...   Nov 9 2006, 09:07 PM
|- - tedstryk   It would be a real loss to have this happen now. ...   Nov 9 2006, 09:41 PM
- - Sunspot   http://space.newscientist.com/article/dn10...mars-...   Nov 9 2006, 11:44 PM
- - djellison   Well - it would be a very cool picture from HiRISE...   Nov 9 2006, 11:55 PM
- - lyford   Or this could all be a plot to get an orbital port...   Nov 10 2006, 01:20 AM
- - tuvas   I'm impressed with this news source, after hea...   Nov 10 2006, 01:47 AM
|- - ElkGroveDan   QUOTE (tuvas @ Nov 9 2006, 05:47 PM) We...   Nov 10 2006, 04:04 AM
|- - tuvas   QUOTE (ElkGroveDan @ Nov 9 2006, 09:04 PM...   Nov 10 2006, 05:54 AM
- - elakdawalla   Indeed it has been done -- one of the many landmar...   Nov 10 2006, 02:29 AM
- - Analyst   Better see a mission end this way than by a shorta...   Nov 10 2006, 07:42 AM
- - slinted   To head off any freak-out about the potential impa...   Nov 10 2006, 11:30 AM
- - djellison   As I understand it - relays are JUST Odyssey now a...   Nov 10 2006, 12:37 PM
|- - volcanopele   QUOTE (djellison @ Nov 10 2006, 05:37 AM)...   Nov 10 2006, 04:05 PM
- - djellison   Oh boy.....and we thought Jason hated Mars before....   Nov 10 2006, 04:09 PM
|- - ugordan   Please don't tell me the Cassini periapsis dat...   Nov 10 2006, 04:10 PM
|- - volcanopele   QUOTE (ugordan @ Nov 10 2006, 09:10 AM) P...   Nov 10 2006, 04:23 PM
|- - ugordan   QUOTE (volcanopele @ Nov 10 2006, 05:23 P...   Nov 10 2006, 04:57 PM
|- - volcanopele   QUOTE (ugordan @ Nov 10 2006, 09:57 AM) ...   Nov 10 2006, 05:25 PM
|- - nprev   QUOTE (volcanopele @ Nov 10 2006, 09:25 A...   Nov 10 2006, 05:36 PM
- - djellison   I'm sure somewhere someone's thinking ...   Nov 10 2006, 04:13 PM
- - nprev   So no news from the Canberra pass?   Nov 10 2006, 04:15 PM
- - Sunspot   Maybe that's why there hasn't been any new...   Nov 10 2006, 04:33 PM
- - djellison   I'm not sure this should be impacting other Ma...   Nov 10 2006, 04:48 PM
- - Analyst   If I remember correctly they can communicate with ...   Nov 10 2006, 05:33 PM
|- - ugordan   QUOTE (djellison @ Nov 10 2006, 05:13 PM)...   Nov 10 2006, 05:41 PM
- - volcanopele   yeah, there are contingency plans (woohoo for that...   Nov 10 2006, 05:50 PM
- - djellison   CODE mi2128 94 SRSWTB 2006-314T17:31:14.4...   Nov 10 2006, 07:58 PM
- - Analyst   SWTB - Solar Array Wing tip brake? SR - Switch ......   Nov 10 2006, 08:41 PM
- - djellison   Just for fun, probably highly inaccurate...if they...   Nov 10 2006, 08:45 PM
- - akuo   You have to remember, MGS might be out of HiRise...   Nov 10 2006, 09:18 PM
- - djellison   Two more of whatever those things were...followed ...   Nov 10 2006, 10:57 PM
- - tuvas   Doug, Where do you get that kind of info? Just cu...   Nov 10 2006, 11:38 PM
- - jamescanvin   Have we gone past the 7 days out of contact yet? ...   Nov 10 2006, 11:50 PM
- - djellison   http://mgsw3.jpl.nasa.gov/seq/MGS/rad/MGSradiation...   Nov 10 2006, 11:53 PM
- - Bubbinski   Does this "radiation log" mean MGS is st...   Nov 11 2006, 06:03 AM
- - djellison   It doesn't really tell us anything to be hones...   Nov 11 2006, 07:51 AM
- - Analyst   It's only guessing, and I guess they have not ...   Nov 11 2006, 08:45 AM
- - djellison   Well - we've had this loop of 5 commands CODE...   Nov 11 2006, 01:58 PM
- - Analyst   There are small variations in this 5 command patte...   Nov 11 2006, 05:02 PM
- - Bubbinski   Yikes...thanks for the answers. Guess we'll b...   Nov 11 2006, 06:35 PM
- - djellison   My best efforts in understanding what the sequence...   Nov 11 2006, 06:36 PM
|- - mcaplinger   QUOTE (djellison @ Nov 11 2006, 11:36 AM)...   Nov 12 2006, 03:16 AM
|- - ElkGroveDan   Thanks for weighing in Mike. Anything you can sha...   Nov 12 2006, 03:58 AM
- - climber   I think I get the point from Mike and had not doub...   Nov 12 2006, 10:46 AM
- - djellison   Well - reading the logs from overnight - there wer...   Nov 12 2006, 10:59 AM
- - diane   Keeping in mind that SOHO was out of service for m...   Nov 12 2006, 02:01 PM
|- - Norm Hartnett   QUOTE (diane @ Nov 12 2006, 06:01 AM) Kee...   Nov 12 2006, 11:45 PM
- - djellison   Well - no updates to the log for 14 hours....most ...   Nov 12 2006, 06:14 PM
- - Sunspot   Maybe they don't want people to know what they...   Nov 12 2006, 06:27 PM
- - djellison   Well - I found http://mgsw3.jpl.nasa.gov/seq/ whic...   Nov 12 2006, 06:37 PM
- - nprev   Just out of curiosity, what is MGS' consumable...   Nov 12 2006, 10:44 PM
- - djellison   http://www.unmannedspaceflight.com/lofiver...x.php...   Nov 12 2006, 11:04 PM
|- - mcaplinger   QUOTE (djellison @ Nov 12 2006, 04:04 PM)...   Nov 13 2006, 01:03 AM
- - nprev   Much better than I'd hoped....thanks, Doug...   Nov 12 2006, 11:25 PM
- - nprev   Hmm...okay, thanks very much for the elucidation, ...   Nov 13 2006, 01:54 AM
|- - mcaplinger   QUOTE (nprev @ Nov 12 2006, 06:54 PM) Is ...   Nov 13 2006, 03:01 AM
- - nprev   I see. That sounds like a potentially much more se...   Nov 13 2006, 07:04 AM
- - djellison   Well - reading the logs for MODY and MRO - I think...   Nov 13 2006, 06:38 PM
- - Sunspot   Still no contact yet http://space.newscientist.co...   Nov 14 2006, 01:47 AM
|- - Rakhir   QUOTE (Sunspot @ Nov 14 2006, 04:47 AM) S...   Nov 14 2006, 01:54 PM
- - nprev   Whoa! Now there's a powerful means of hope...   Nov 14 2006, 02:02 AM
- - Stu   Typical. Frakking typical! For years we...   Nov 14 2006, 06:46 AM
|- - paxdan   QUOTE (Stu @ Nov 14 2006, 06:46 AM) Typic...   Nov 14 2006, 08:47 AM
|- - Borek   QUOTE (Stu @ Nov 14 2006, 07:46 AM) Typic...   Nov 14 2006, 11:45 AM
|- - Stu   QUOTE (Borek @ Nov 14 2006, 11:45 AM) You...   Nov 14 2006, 02:31 PM
- - Sunspot   If they do manage to recover it, I doubt it will m...   Nov 14 2006, 02:37 PM
- - djellison   Calm down boys....calm down. Anyway - back to th...   Nov 14 2006, 02:39 PM
- - Analyst   QUOTE (djellison @ Nov 14 2006, 03:39 PM)...   Nov 14 2006, 03:14 PM
|- - jaredGalen   Using the UHF, is it to try and send something fro...   Nov 14 2006, 03:38 PM
- - djellison   The thinking behind it is probably like this : We...   Nov 14 2006, 03:34 PM
|- - ElkGroveDan   QUOTE (djellison @ Nov 14 2006, 07:34 AM)...   Nov 14 2006, 04:14 PM
|- - Marz   QUOTE (ElkGroveDan @ Nov 14 2006, 10:14 A...   Nov 14 2006, 04:33 PM
|- - Stu   QUOTE (Marz @ Nov 14 2006, 04:33 PM) Yeah...   Nov 14 2006, 04:37 PM
|- - djellison   QUOTE (Marz @ Nov 14 2006, 04:33 PM) Mayb...   Nov 14 2006, 04:52 PM
|- - nprev   QUOTE (djellison @ Nov 14 2006, 08:52 AM)...   Nov 15 2006, 12:06 AM
|- - mcaplinger   QUOTE (nprev @ Nov 14 2006, 04:06 PM) Not...   Nov 15 2006, 12:31 AM
- - djellison   No - we'd have to use the DSN to command MGS t...   Nov 14 2006, 04:02 PM
- - Analyst   QUOTE (djellison @ Nov 14 2006, 04:34 PM)...   Nov 14 2006, 04:07 PM
- - tuvas   Let me just pipe in and say from what I've bee...   Nov 14 2006, 04:12 PM
- - elakdawalla   See also my notes from the Bob Preston talk at las...   Nov 14 2006, 05:05 PM
- - djellison   "Spitzer, which trails Earth in its orbit, no...   Nov 14 2006, 05:19 PM
- - odave   While I'm very concerned about MGS, I'm no...   Nov 14 2006, 05:19 PM
- - Sunspot   http://www.space.com/missionlaunches/061114_mgs_mr...   Nov 14 2006, 05:53 PM
- - MarkL   It's like losing an old friend. I remember wa...   Nov 14 2006, 07:25 PM
- - tuvas   I should also add in that if this process can be a...   Nov 14 2006, 09:13 PM
|- - mcaplinger   QUOTE (tuvas @ Nov 14 2006, 01:13 PM) I s...   Nov 14 2006, 10:24 PM
|- - ugordan   One thing Emily pointed out in her blog is that th...   Nov 14 2006, 10:44 PM
||- - mcaplinger   QUOTE (ugordan @ Nov 14 2006, 02:44 PM) H...   Nov 14 2006, 11:09 PM
|- - RichardLeis   QUOTE (mcaplinger @ Nov 14 2006, 03:24 PM...   Nov 15 2006, 02:30 AM
|- - mcaplinger   QUOTE (RichardLeis @ Nov 14 2006, 06:30 P...   Nov 15 2006, 03:47 AM
|- - tuvas   QUOTE (mcaplinger @ Nov 14 2006, 08:47 PM...   Nov 15 2006, 04:11 AM
- - Decepticon   I was hoping they would use the last part of this ...   Nov 14 2006, 09:49 PM
- - climber   If I understood it right they're doing a kinda...   Nov 14 2006, 11:07 PM
- - djellison   "We'll use HiRISE on Friday" "W...   Nov 14 2006, 11:21 PM
|- - mcaplinger   QUOTE (djellison @ Nov 14 2006, 03:21 PM)...   Nov 14 2006, 11:44 PM
|- - RichardLeis   QUOTE (djellison @ Nov 14 2006, 04:21 PM)...   Nov 15 2006, 02:36 AM
- - nprev   Good questions. I'm not sure if it would be fe...   Nov 15 2006, 01:18 AM
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