Feb 27, 2019

HP computer stranded in space

Two HP servers sent up to the International Space Station in August 2017 as an experiment have still not come back to Earth, three months after their intended return. HP senior content architect Adrian Kasbergen said they may return in June 2019 if there was space on a flight "But right now they haven't got a ticket". HP is working with Nasa and Elon Musk's Space X to be "Computer-ready" for the first Mars flight, estimated to take place in about 2030. The Spaceborne Computer was currently embedded in the ceiling of the real thing, Mr Kasbergen said. The servers had needed some bespoke modification - the air cooling system would not work in space.

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