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A 1990s iMac Processor Powers NASA’s Perseverance Rover – Gizmodo Australia

As we watched NASA put a rover on Mars last month, it definitely seemed like the agency had to be using some sort of high-tech processor in its machine. Surely…

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As we watched NASA put a rover on Mars last month, it definitely seemed like the agency had to be using some sort of high-tech processor in its machine. Surely the rover is built on something much more powerful than the components in devices us civilians use, right? But while NASA is technically using a specialised processor to power the Perseverance rover, its not far removed from the world of consumer electronics about 23 years ago.
NewScientist reports that the Perseverance rover is powered by…

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