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Monday, 24 May 2004

Re: NASA was on eBay

Re: NASA was on eBay

Mon May 24 09:03:52 EDT 2004

On Sun May 23 11:02:41 EDT 2004, Nicholas Gessler
wrote:


>I heard that NASA was buying ferrite core memory.

>And I believe it to be true.


Below are some articles on that subject.

1. Shuttle program seeks computer parts on eBay
News Story by Brian Sullivan
MAY 13, 2002 (COMPUTERWORLD)
http://www.computerworld.com/hardwaretopics/hardware/story/0,10801,71140,00.html

2. For Old Parts, NASA Boldly Goes . . . on eBay
New York Times, May 12, 2002, By WILLIAM J. BROAD
NASA needs parts no one makes anymore.
http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/updates/2002/may/m13-018.shtml
http://www.nytimes.com/2002/05/12/technology/ebusiness/12NASA.html?ex=1022287312&ei=1&en=6594b60901a7f61d

3. Nasa trawls the web for spares
Nasa admits it trawls web auctions for obsolete
components
for use in shuttle launches.
http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_586701.html?menu=news.quirkies

Yours,

Paul
Baton Rouge, lA

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