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Weather in Space?

Discussion in 'Laughter Is The Best Medicine' started by Nick, May 8, 2014.

  1. Nick

    Nick Retired, part-time PITA DBSTalk Club

    Apr 23, 2002
  2. yosoyellobo

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    Nov 1, 2006
    Jacksonville Fl
    It does not take weatherman to know which way the wind is blowing.
  3. James Long

    James Long Ready for Uplink! Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

    Apr 17, 2003
  4. dmspen

    dmspen Hall Of Fame DBSTalk Club

    Dec 1, 2006
    Los Gatos,...
    When I worked as a NASA Flight Director for the Gravity Probe B program, we had bad RAM in our onboard computer. We were only supposed to get SEUs, Single Event Upsets, basically corrupted bits, a few times a year. Because of the RAM, it happened sometimes many times per day. The main cause was solar activity, thus we had space weather reports and predictions every day.

    There really is space weather!
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  5. Laxguy

    Laxguy Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense.

    Dec 2, 2010
    Yes, I do believe so, though I've never experienced it directly. Good cartoon, and thanks, Nick.

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