From: PG Manney <>
Date: Wed Jan 14 20:17:27 1998

> I don't know if you'd consider it a computer, but the HP 41 was used
> a number of shuttle flights. A friend of mine from HP went to Houston to
> teach the astronauts how to use the 41. I've heard that the HP 65 or 67
> was used on some space flights even earlier, but I have not confirmed

EDUCalc used to advertise that the '41 went on shuttle flights. I always
wondered if theirs was more reliable than mine, which was dreadfully prone
to static crashes.

Why don't laptops suffer from that -- more massive? Better circuitry?
Received on Wed Jan 14 1998 - 20:17:27 GMT

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