Space Shuttle uses Intel 8086 and RCA 1802

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Space Shuttle uses Intel 8086 and RCA 1802

The Space shuttle uses the APA-101S computer (5 of them for redundancy). They run at about 1.2MIPS and still use a couple megs of ferrite core memory (which is impervious to radiation). The entire control software for the shuttle is less then one meg. The new glass cockpit in the shuttle runs on Intel 80386s


 

 

 

 

Space Shuttle uses Intel 8086 and RCA 1802

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