[SATLUG] NASA's Computers

John Chalinder argiod at bresnan.net
Sat Feb 9 17:26:54 CST 2008


Interesting. As I understood it, the original onboard computers for NASA were 
a tripple redundant setup of Apple computers. Sad to see they've 'upgraded' to 
MicroSuck systems. Let's hear it for minimum bid technology... (Bronx Cheer)


On Sat, 09 Feb 2008 17:14:21 -0600
  Geoff <geoff at w5omr.shacknet.nu> wrote:
> I'm sitting here, watching live video, and listening to live audio of the 
>current shuttle flight, and it's docking with the ISS.
> 
> I just heard one of the Astronauts in space, describe an 'error' message, 
>from some M$ software.
> 
> The recommended repair procedure was to power the unit down, and make sure 
>everything is re-seated, and then restart.
> 
> Microsoft sucks.
> 
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