Pluto bound...

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    I read it went into safe mode when the main computer was overloaded compressing data and running command sequence calculations, had a deadlock that caused the watchdog to put the bird into save mode to recover. I'm sure they have the 'battle short' switch on for the flyby mission.
     
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    And my respects to the team that wrote the firmware... which was responsible for rebooting the thing if something unexpected (like this) ever happened. Visualizing all possible scenarios is an enormous challenge.
     
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    A long way from home.
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    November 4, 2005 at Kennedy Space Center in Florida

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    That pic is invaluable for anyone trying to get a feel of the size of the spacecraft, thanks!
     
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    The wait is over... the first HR pics look spectacular!
     
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    Too late for that, my friend... I had already posted it in the jokes thread.... :p
     
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    I shooda noticed that I was just bouncing back your own post, but some people might like it in context. :D
     
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    Gracias for posting all that nsas

    BTW, intrigued now: pigs, can fly or not? confundido rasca cabeza.gif

     
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