Overloaded Computers Give NASA’s Pluto Team A Fright

Overloaded Computers Give NASA’s Pluto Team A Fright

By Geoff Brumfiel

NASA had a heart-stopping moment over the weekend, when engineers lost contact with a spacecraft they’ve sent to Pluto. A computer crash was behind the problem.

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