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    More: Cool, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Mars Exploration Rover, NASA, NASA's Curiosity Mars rover, JPL work, extra effort, Mars Science Laboratory, time of social distancing  
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ZAZ [TotalFark]
2020-04-15 10:24:54 AM  
This has been going on to a lesser degree for a long time and not just during the current shutdown or on the current mission. In the case of Curiosity they put everybody in Pasadena for a while around landing then let them disperse to their universities or work from home.

But those goggles require the advanced graphics cards in high-performance computers at JPL

Sun was offering such "advanced" 3D graphics cards over 20 years ago. They're not technologically advanced. They're not mainstream.
 
2020-04-15 11:49:17 AM  
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2020-04-15 12:19:39 PM  
It was the first time the rover's operations were planned while the team was completely remote.

NASA needs to tell Elon they already made it to Mars and back on the daily, then.
 
2020-04-15 12:26:58 PM  
Red-Blue 3D glasses? Get a damn VR headset already.
 
2020-04-15 12:59:34 PM  

fragMasterFlash: Red-Blue 3D glasses? Get a damn VR headset already.


They're cool cats. They have to keep it retro.
 
2020-04-15 12:59:58 PM  
I had a drone crash in a river once and can't imagine the crap-in-your pants feeling waiting to hear a response back from your robot a million miles away..
 
2020-04-15 4:20:01 PM  
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2020-04-15 4:40:44 PM  
Cat-like course correction detected:
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/recycled joke
//never gets old
 
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