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From NFL Player to NASA Astronaut | Leland Melvin From NFL Player to NASA Astronaut | Leland Melvin

♪ music playing ♪ I remember this quote, and it said: “The two most important days of your life are the day you were born and the day you figure out why.” And it’s never too late to figure out why you were born. Once you start answering that question, that could be at 95.…

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Software powering Falcon 9 & Dragon – Simply Explained Software powering Falcon 9 & Dragon – Simply Explained

Hey there! My name is Xavier and as you might know I’m a developer. But I’m also a huge SpaceX fan and that got me thinking: what software and hardware powers the Falcon 9, Falcon Heavy and Dragon? Let’s first take a look at what challenges the hardware and software of a spacecraft faces when…

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Hello, Universe: Meet Tiffany in JPL Software Hello, Universe: Meet Tiffany in JPL Software

Tiffany attended medical school, became a doctor and received a master’s in traditional medicine. Her own practice became personal when she donated her kidney to save her sister’s life. While recovering from surgery, Tiffany enrolled in online coding classes and intensive bootcamps, this resulted in a new passion for computer science. Tiffany now works as…

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Hello, Universe: Meet Charles in JPL Software Hello, Universe: Meet Charles in JPL Software

Charles was born in Long Island where his father worked on the Apollo mission. His passion for math and science led him to Princeton and Rensselaer, where he also became a world-class musician. He hit a crossroads professionally, but chose to be at the forefront of supercomputing. He currently manages Small Satellite programs at JPL,…

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AI and the Red Planet | Intel® AI Interplanetary Show | Intel Software AI and the Red Planet | Intel® AI Interplanetary Show | Intel Software

[ELECTRONIC BEEPING] Greetings greetings, and welcome to another episode of our series on artificial intelligence and space exploration brought to you by Intel and the Planetary Society. I’m Bill Nye, CEO. And I’m Robert Picard, AI from the future and board member of the Planetary Society. Today, we are joined by Emily Lakdawalla. Emily is…

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Weaving software into core memory by hand Weaving software into core memory by hand

the overall memory for the Apollo guidance computer program was equivalent to 72 K kilobytes 72 kilobytes of memory in modern terms today $100 mp3 player has 50,000 times more storage space furthermore the computer disks that stored the programs were fragile and unreliable the solution today seems extraordinary it was called rope memory you…

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NASA's Artemis Program Would Put Americans Back On The Moon NASA's Artemis Program Would Put Americans Back On The Moon

[Applause] you know why Mission Control said you got a bunch of guys about to turn blue because Neil Armstrong landed the Eagle with just 17 seconds of fuel remaining before they ran out the great Walter Cronkite you saw there a minute ago just as speechless as everyone else was 50 years ago tonight…

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Was the Apollo Program a Bad Idea? | A SciShow Documentary Was the Apollo Program a Bad Idea? | A SciShow Documentary

Hank: Thanks to Hack The Moon forsponsoring this very special episode of SciShow. Go to wehackthemoon.com to learneven more about the Apollo 11 mission. Almost 50 years ago on July 20th, 1969,space exploration changed forever. That day the United States landed thefirst astronauts on the moon as part of the Apollo 11 Mission. And with…

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