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Slow, But Rugged, Curiosity's Computer Was Built For Mars


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Curiosity single-board computer

The single-board computer aboard NASA's Curiosity rover is built around a PowerPC RAD750 microprocessor provided by BAE Systems.

Credit: BAE Systems

The electronic brain controlling NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has far less horsepower than the microchips typically found in a modern smart phone.

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