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Re: ISS COMPUTERS NOT UP TO DATE



Arthur Rowe schrieb:
> SUBMITTED BY ARTHUR N1ORC - AMSAT A/C #31468     
> November 7, 2006
>
> Glitch may force NASA to launch shuttle early
>
> Dec. 6 slotted for Discovery
>
> BY TODD HALVORSON
> FLORIDA TODAY
>
>
> HOUSTON - NASA faces a Dec. 17 deadline to launch Discovery and avoid 
> computer failures that could appear if the shuttle and its astronauts 
> are flying during the year-end computer clock rollover from 2006 to 
> 2007, officials said Monday.
>
> The next chance to launch would be Jan. 14.
>
> Here's the situation:
>
> FOR THE REST OF THE STORY GO TO:
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> http://www.flatoday.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061107/NEWS02/611070343/1007 
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In which language have they programmed the control computers ?
In COBOL ?  ;-) Just curious !


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    Thomas Frey, HB9SKA
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