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Originally posted by franspeakfree
My gut feeling is telling me this person is a creative writer and nothing more. This member will no doubt be researching the internet for more technical specs about the rover, then start installment 2.
I am watching you like a hawk OP and so are others, make sure your facts are up to date.
Originally posted by MMPI2
Originally posted by AstroEngineer
All were as expected except for regions of code related to telecom. Only portions of the RAM dumped version matched the EEPROM version. .....
He found some later regions which were, and this strongly suggested that either portions of the original code had been damaged or that the portions were simply different by design, representing a different (older or newer) version of the code. ....
Sure enough the code was different, and very oddly so. The code dumped from the rover included function calls referring to a device accessed via the VME interface (similar to a computer's PCI slot) which Rich did not know about.
[edit on 28-3-2010 by AstroEngineer]
So, what...who cares?
Originally posted by jrmcleod
The fact still remains that whether he is correct, incorrect or whatever, it is still an insightful short story that can make people smile with anticipation, which, no disrespect is far more than i can say for your negative attitude towards a captivating short story and thought patterns of 'knowing he is wrong'.
Originally posted by mixmix
reply to post by AstroEngineer
can't wait tomorow.
Is there any official NASA comment about this ?
Originally posted by BetweenTheLine
minutes after his first post they released a short press release detailing astroengineers involvement and right around the time they seemed to be able to deny it, they said they had to go back to work and will write more tommorow.