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MSU Computer Technology Once Again Visits Space Station


November 20, 2019

Marshall Swearingen, MSU News Service

BOZEMAN — A technology developed at Montana State University to improve how spacecraft computers cope with disruptive cosmic radiation has once again traveled to the International Space Station for testing.

The prototype arrived at the space station on Nov. 4, two days after MSU students who helped design and build the device watched it leave on a rocket launched from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

"It really felt like a milestone," said electrical engineering doctoral student Chris Major, who attended the launch with Colter Barney, a...

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