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Hubble Control Systems

by February 6, 2003

The computing involved in Hubble, the well-known space telescope

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Satellite Tracking 

by February 6, 2003

Today there are more than 5,000 satellites in outer space. These are kept track of by telemetry, tracking and control systems. 

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The Internet on Mars

by February 6, 2003

The Internet is set to go out of this world. How will this happen?

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Controlling Spacecraft

by February 6, 2003

Computing for Space Shuttle and Path Finder

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Space Communication Protocols

by February 6, 2003

Internet protocols are being modified for use in space communication

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Image Formats

by February 6, 2003

Satellite images use file formats that can save additional information used for computation

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Ready for the Countdown

by February 6, 2003

A satellite launcher like the PSLV has thousands of subsystems that have to function properly for a launch to be successful.

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Hello, Star-Gazer

by February 6, 2003

There is a lot of sky and stars software for hobbyists out there. Zoom in on it and have a starry-ride

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Wisdom of the Ancients

by February 6, 2003

Space exploration has its origin in astronomy, which in turn has its roots in mathematics. Both astronomy …

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War or peace?

by February 6, 2003

Knowledge gained from space research can be put to constructive or destructive use 

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Maximize Storage, Minimize Hassles

by February 6, 2003

If storage virtualization becomes a reality, you will be able to store terabytes of data in a single virtual disk made up of highly scalable storage pools 

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Driving E-Biz Standards 

by February 6, 2003

After the boom and the bust, it’s time for e-biz to mature. Standardization is an important part of the process and RossettaNet aims at driving this

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Case Study: Bandwidth Blues

by February 6, 2003

Alfred Alvarez is a do-it-yourself entrepreneur who built up his fortune in trading. He traded in anything …

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The biggest tech challenge I faced and how I overcame it

by February 6, 2003

Gopala Krishnan is COO of contests2win and CTO of mobile2win.

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Best Solutions from Readers

by February 6, 2003

Many of you sent in solutions to the Network Nightmare case study published in our January 2003 issue. Here are some of them. Those whose answers are printed will receive gifts from PCQuest

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The Strong Arm of the Law

by February 6, 2003

Companies in the West are becoming over aggressive in protecting their intellectual properties, often against changing technology. But the burden of history is against them

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