[SATLUG] NASA's Computers

Don Wright wmail at wricomp.com
Sat Feb 9 22:24:58 CST 2008

On Sat, 09 Feb 2008 17:14:21 -0600, Geoff <geoff at w5omr.shacknet.nu>
>Microsoft sucks.

During the last mission, the most common problem report was "Astronaut X
left his Outlook open, so we couldn't sync up mail."

NASA engineers know better, but Congress keeps giving them crap for
tools. It's not lowest bidder (especially with Redmond) but whose
congressional district gets the contract that drives the decision.

Politicians suck.

MS Windows: The great crippler of young computers.

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