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HPE and NASA sending a supercomputer to space

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The computers the human race currently work with aren't built for space, and can't last long in off-planet environments. Astronauts aboard the ISS need new machines every month, as the old ones get destroyed by various factors that don't exist on Earth, like solar flares, radiation, subatomic particles, and irregular cooling. Considering that SpaceX is currently preparing for a mission to Mars, it is paramount that the astronauts that eventually head out there have durable, working machines. Now, HP has announced it is working with NASA to create such a computer. The HPE Apollo Spaceborne Computer is going to be lifted into… [Continue Reading]

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