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Author Topic: Americans: your country can no longer make it to space on their own.  (Read 1842 times)
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July 26, 2011, 07:48:01 PM

that's for ground based testing equipment.

the shuttle itself uses multiple redundant radiation hardened AP-101 systems made by IBM.

Even the latest greatest computer systems used in space are a customized version of the processor found in the original imac, as radiation hardening is non-trivial.

usually the customization is simply just extra ceramic radiation protecting packaging around the chips, and fabricated the chips at a much lower and more stabale process.  And the redundacy isusually just standard triple-modular redundacy with voting. 

"We will not find a solution to political problems in cryptography, but we can win a major battle in the arms race and gain a new territory of freedom for several years.

Governments are good at cutting off the heads of a centrally controlled networks, but pure P2P networks are holding their own."
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