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NASA said Friday night that a backup computer on the outside of the orbiting lab is not responding to commands. The main computer, called an MDM or multiplexer-demultiplexer, is working fine, and the six-man crew is in no danger, officials said. But these computers control some robotic functions that would be needed for the upcoming supply run by SpaceX, one of two U.S. companies contracted by NASA to keep the space station well stocked. More (Source: Bay News 9 - Apr 12) Planet Hunters. Jupiter Statistics. Jupiter Image Archive Comparative Planetary Statistics -- in table form Comparative Orbital Statistics -- in table form Actual Distance to Earth.
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