NASA Struggles to Fix Failure of Hubble Space Telescope’s 1980s Computer

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  1. mood

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    NASA Struggles to Fix Failure of Hubble Space Telescope’s 1980s Computer
    June 19, 2021
    https://scitechdaily.com/nasa-struggles-to-fix-failure-of-hubble-space-telescopes-1980s-computer/
     
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    Always enjoy the nostalgia of articles as this.

    And that issue sure lines up right. Anyone ever have a computer memory module go belly up? it was not so uncommon but you have to hand it to NASA, it managed to give them some years usage out of it.
     
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    They run this with a Commodore 64? :D
     
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    NASA revives ailing Hubble Space Telescope with switch to backup computer
    July 16, 2021
    https://www.space.com/hubble-space-telescope-backup-hardware-success
    NASA: NASA Returns Hubble Space Telescope to Science Operations
     
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    Hubble Telescope could use a computer hardware and software upgrade. No more shuttles to perform maintenance.
     
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    A challenge for Elon ;)
     
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