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During the first space shuttle flight (STS-1), Pilot John Young had an HP-41
strapped to his thigh, loaded with programs he used to fly the thing.



William L. Polhemus, Jr. P.E.
Polhemus Engineering Company
Katy, TX, USA
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-----Original Message-----
From: richard lewis [mailto:rlewistx(--nospam--at)juno.com]
Sent: Friday, January 18, 2002 9:25 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: Re: Warning to HP Calculator Users

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.



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