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Another Holiday Side Topic - Hubble Telescope Upgrade

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I find it interesting that NASA upgraded the Hubble Telescope with a new "space
qualified" chip based on the Intel 486 processor.  I was also amused by the NASA
spokesman saying something to the effect that Hubble doesn't do Windows.  Sounds
like NASA's budget restraints have resulted in a "fit-for-purpose" solution.


Rick Drake, SE
Fluor Daniel, Aliso Viejo