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Boeing software glitch sends Starliner crew capsule into the wrong orbit

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posted on Dec, 24 2019 @ 11:38 AM
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Given that they used computer's with woven ROM that lost its memory when read for the Apollo missions without a glitch like this(though there were glitches and quick hacks that fixed them) with a computer system that is unfathomably more difficult that today's computers says a lot. It was not a minor glitch, it was a horrendous oversight that never should have happened in today's computer era.

This is a good video that gives some insight on how primitive Apollo's computer guidance was.





posted on Dec, 24 2019 @ 12:53 PM
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“Our spacecraft needs to reach down into the Atlas 5 and figure out what time it is, where the Atlas 5 is in its mission profile, and then we set the clock based on that,” Chilton said in a press conference Saturday. “Somehow we reached in there and grabbed the wrong (number). This doesn’t look like an Atlas problem. This looks like we reached in and grabbed the wrong coefficient.”

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Definite Oops there.

Assuming the Atlas specs weren't changed at a later time.



posted on Dec, 24 2019 @ 07:35 PM
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