ISS To Receive New HP Supercomputer

ISS To Receive New HP Supercomputer

SpaceX and HP and teaming up to put a supercomputer on the International Space Station (ISS). The Dragon spacecraft will launch on Monday and deliver the computer to the station. This processing power will allow for new calculations which were previously not possible. While ISS has always had a link to computing systems on the ground, the round-trip time makes calculations difficult. Have the power on-board will allow them to crunch new number which could prove valuable for future Mars missions.

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