Spaceflight now

  Indigo 1 18:34 08 Jun 05
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I wonder if anyone else is awestruck by these great pictures click here let alone the technology.

I don't think you get a very good sense of perspective from a photo like this but just look how much space is in that building.

I am not sure if this post will be allowed
to run but there is a very tenuous link with computers. Where would spaceflight be without them ?

I heard that the first Apollo flight to the Moon got there and back on 32 Kilobytes of RAM !

  Forum Editor 20:14 08 Jun 05

Well yes, but all spacecraft must have at least one (computer that is, not tenuous link), so we'll let you off this time.

  Indigo 1 21:25 08 Jun 05

Thanks FE I'll tick resolved then.

I promise to keep inside the rules in future :-)

  Aspman 10:39 09 Jun 05

" I heard that the first Apollo flight to the Moon got there and back on 32 Kilobytes of RAM !"


[standard MS dig]
It wasn't running on Windows so 32Kb was plenty.
[/standard MS dig]

  CurlyWhirly 17:13 09 Jun 05

I liked the link as astronomy is one of my hobbies!

  Indigo 1 14:29 10 Jun 05

I think my calculator has more Ram than that.

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