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The story I heard many times in the late 80's was that the HP 48 was the
backup or the space shuttle.   I believe the HP 48 was out then.

Rich



On Thu, 17 Jan 2002 16:58:34 -0500 Roger Turk <73527.1356(--nospam--at)compuserve.com>
writes:
> Rich Lewis wrote:
>
> . > I think another here problem is that the government did not step
> in and
> . > regulate HP years ago, slap some environmental upgrade
> restrictions on
> . > them, and require that there products expire after 5 years of
> use.
>
> Now that you mention "government," Rich, it reminded me that the
> HP-67 was
> *the* back-up computer for the first moon landing.  In fact, HP
> provided a
> game card with the HP-67 that simulated a moon landing, with the
> display
> flashing if you crashed, or went back into the milky way.
>
> A. Roger Turk
> Tucson, Arizona
>
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