And Mars Odyssey is now out of contact, so that's all we get for now. It's good enough.
Those Martians ought to learn from us Earthlings and place their communication satellites in geostationary orbit the next time. I think we should sue them for placing our communications relay in a trajectory that leads to unstable communications. And why did they provide only one? That's not a way to greet our ambassador.
Good thing they're correcting this by purchasing a new one from India