[SATLUG] NASA's Computers

Kristian Erik Hermansen kristian.hermansen at gmail.com
Sat Feb 9 17:54:07 CST 2008


On Feb 9, 2008 3:14 PM, 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.

I almost worked for the NASA Jet Propulsion Labs (JPL) at Caltech.  I
believe they use a lot of Solaris, but maybe they have been investing
in M$ more recently?
-- 
Kristian Erik Hermansen
"Know something about everything and everything about something."


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