WTP 2: fron south america westwards towards africa.....what map?
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mark12A: Friend of mine was a shuttle astronaut. Told me when they were using Laptops (IBM Thinkpads) for crucial operations, they would have three of them set up and running the same program. Every so often one of them would crash because a cosmic ray would hit a chip and disrupt the computer operation. So they would immediately switch to one of the running computers and reboot the disrupted one. Then another one would get zapped and choke. Reboot that one and go back to the rebooted one. And so on during whatever they were doing. Seems they used the ThinkPads a lot during docking operations. Couldn't risk the disruption so they kept three running. Especially when passing near the South Atlantic Anomaly.Can't shield the computers because it would make it worse. High energy cosmic rays would hit the shielding and cause a little shower of lower energy particles, which would be MORE likely to crash the computer.Spaceflight turns out to be a pain in the ass, actually.
wildcardjack: WTP 2: fron south america westwards towards africa.....what map?It's because they're south of the equator.
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