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Re: Houston, Windows Has Problems



Perhaps it went something like this when the *onauts were asked some 
preliminary questions about the ISS and its construction:

"You want Windows?"

"Sure, we'd have to be nuts to live on board that thing without windows!"

Smiling,

Mark N8MH

At 12:49 PM 4/8/2001, you wrote:
>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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Mark L. Hammond  [N8MH]

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