[sarex] Re: ISS COMPUTERS NOT UP TO DATE
Ransom, Kenneth G. (JSC-OC)[BAR]
kenneth.g.ransom at nasa.gov
Wed Nov 8 06:24:18 PST 2006
Seems the title is a bit misleading. It is the Shuttle computers that
cannot handle going from Day 365 to Day 1. The ISS computers are just
fine. The article also states that NASA engineers have a contingency
solution should the need arise.
Kenneth - N5VHO
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November 7, 2006
Glitch may force NASA to launch shuttle early
Dec. 6 slotted for Discovery
BY TODD HALVORSON
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:
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