Breaking News
Comments
JavaLu
User Rank
Rookie
re: Computer swap on Mars rover
JavaLu   3/4/2013 11:18:47 PM
NO RATINGS
Kids now day wont get this reference

GermanInTI
User Rank
Manager
re: Computer swap on Mars rover
GermanInTI   3/5/2013 2:09:59 AM
NO RATINGS
Flash memory does not work well under space radiation, FRAM must be used instead

ip2design
User Rank
Rookie
re: Computer swap on Mars rover
ip2design   3/5/2013 9:16:46 AM
NO RATINGS
And MRAM too.

resistion
User Rank
CEO
re: Computer swap on Mars rover
resistion   3/5/2013 12:15:32 PM
NO RATINGS
It's really the SRAM soft errors that cause the run-time glitches.

selinz
User Rank
CEO
re: Computer swap on Mars rover
selinz   3/6/2013 7:19:14 PM
NO RATINGS
Redundancy is a great think if you can afford it!

DrQuine
User Rank
CEO
re: Computer swap on Mars rover
DrQuine   3/13/2013 1:47:20 AM
NO RATINGS
I marvel at the ability of engineers to manage computer problems at great distances in hostile environments. I have enough trouble managing mine right in front of me when I have full physical access and the ability to substitute parts. One obvious trait that the NASA ground team has perfected is the ability to plan ahead, think about possible consequences, and craft a careful action plan. Many personal computer repairs go down some dead ends and depend upon physical access to reverse errors and restore functionality.

DrQuine
User Rank
CEO
re: Computer swap on Mars rover
DrQuine   3/13/2013 1:54:29 AM
NO RATINGS
Long before portable computers, the Beatles anticipated this problem of moving from the "A" side to the "B" side. They released a 45 rpm vinyl record in 1965 with "I'm Down" on one side and "Help" on the flip side!



EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Max Maxfield

Oh, No! My Antique Analog Meter Has Twitched Its Last
Max Maxfield
6 comments
Well, life is certainly full of ups and downs, isn't it? When it comes to the antique analog meters I'm using in a number of my hobby projects, things appeared to be going swimmingly well, ...

EDN Staff

11 Summer Vacation Spots for Engineers
EDN Staff
20 comments
This collection of places from technology history, museums, and modern marvels is a roadmap for an engineering adventure that will take you around the world. Here are just a few spots ...

Glen Chenier

Engineers Solve Analog/Digital Problem, Invent Creative Expletives
Glen Chenier
15 comments
- An analog engineer and a digital engineer join forces, use their respective skills, and pull a few bunnies out of a hat to troubleshoot a system with which they are completely ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
46 comments
I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

Flash Poll
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)