From: Uncle Roger <>
Date: Thu Jan 15 20:12:57 1998

At 05:37 AM 1/14/98 -0500, you wrote:
>>If you're talking commercial laptop, I believe it was the Radio Shack Model
>>100. It was one of only two commercial laptops ever certified for Space

>That's where it gets a little sticky. GRiD Systems started out only making
>their laptops for the government, so it wasn't exactly commercial back

I think the intended meaning was "production/general purpose" (so as to
eliminate computers created specifically and solely for the shuttle.)

>GRiD or the other as it's brains. I do know that the Compass 1100 does
>predate the m100 by a few years though.
And of course, I'm on the train to work and my Haddock book is at home...
What year was the compass?

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