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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

>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),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.

3. Nasa trawls the web for spares
Nasa admits it trawls web auctions for obsolete
for use in shuttle launches.


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