Quick Note: NASA Fixes ISS Malfunction After Software Upgrade
February 20, 2013 7:59 AM
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The link was restored at 12:34 p.m. ET
NASA managed to fix its broken communication link with the
International Space Station (ISS)
earlier today after a temporary malfunction.
During a software upgrade for NASA's command and control and voice/data communication systems, the link to the ISS suffered a glitch and was knocked offline at 9:45 a.m. ET. The glitch occurred when the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite system switched from the primary computer to a backup computer.
For the duration of the outage, the astronauts at the ISS used Russian ground stations for communications. Around 12:34 p.m. ET, the link was restored.
"It is a problem, but the crew was not in danger," said Josh Byerly, spokesman for NASA.
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hardware upgrade time
2/22/2013 1:11:15 PM
/sarcasm/ Time to upgrade those Pentium 2 systems....
RE: hardware upgrade time
3/14/2013 9:46:40 AM
It's not that bad, at least they're Intel - if it was AMD hardware they'd all be dead by now! (sarcasm?)
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