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Mars rover resumes science following electrical hitch

The Mars rover Curiosity has resumed its science activities after a brief hiatus resulting from a voltage problem that hit the vehicle recently, NASA has announced.

The problem struck on 17 November and NASA announced that the rover was back in action on the 25 November.

The decision to restart the rover’s science activities came after the likely root cause of the change in voltage was diagnosed to be an internal short in the rover’s power source.

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