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Re: Houston, Windows Has Problems



Why in heavens name would you fly an ISS with Bill Gates' cute, but
basically unreliable, software on board?
73
G. Meisse
W8GSM

----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Guelzow" <peter.guelzow@arcormail.de>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Sunday, April 08, 2001 8:34 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Houston, Windows Has Problems


> Just found this funny article...
>
>
> Houston, Windows Has Problems
> by Leander Kahney
>
>
> 2:00 a.m. Apr. 7, 2001 PDT
>
> The new International Space Station is already suffering from computer
> problems similar to those experienced on Mir.
>
> The space station, which has been operational for less than five months,
> experiences almost daily computer glitches, according to the commander's
> log recently published on the Web.
>
> Most of the problems appear to be related to Microsoft's Windows NT,
> while Russian-made software seems to be more reliable.
>
>
> more is here:
> http://www.wired.com/news/technology/0,1282,42912,00.html
>
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