[amsat-bb] Falcon 9 Computer

Joe nss at mwt.net
Wed Feb 7 00:01:26 UTC 2018

And did it start to do an Up-Date 2 minutes before launch!?


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On 2/6/2018 5:58 PM, Mike Hoblinski wrote:
> As I watched the Falcon 9 Heavy launch today just before liftoff I heard
> the usual
> words...... And now the onboard computer has taken control of the rocket.
> It got
> me wondering about the type of computer being used. What type of bus, how
> many
> boards being used, all the connections for sensors, valves, monitoring.
> What are
> they using as a main processor. Did they design it from the ground up or
> use a
> model from earlier rocket launches and modify it.
> Mike Hoblinski
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