Of all the systems onboard systems, none have been as critical as curiosity’s onboard computer system. Despite the glitches, the Curiosity rover still remains functional on its Side A computer with the team contemplating an eventual switch to the side B system. But with the slow decline of both computer’s memory systems, it’s possible that the death blow to Curiosity’s extraordinary mission performance may come from within the hand full of chips that form the memory of its computers.