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From Pioneer to Curiosity: The IT inside NASA’s spacecraft
By Rupert Goodwins | September 14, 2012 — 15:26 GMT (08:26 PDT)

 
The same technology that has revolutionised our lives has changed space science forever, building ever-cleverer robots exploring ever farther into space.

As the Voyager probes celebrate their 35th birthday and prepare to leave the Solar System, and as the Curiosity rover starts on the most exciting Mars mission ever, we look back at the IT under the hood that has made science fiction into everyday fact.

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