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Martian Computing Is Light on Ram, Heavy on Radiation Shielding


Mars Curiosity rover

NASAs Mars Curiosity rover readying for launch last year.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

NASA's Curiosity Rover has had a historic week on the surface of Mars, executing a flawless landing on the Red Planet and firing up for its mission. But under the hood, the interplanetary explorer is powered by a pair of computers built by BAE Systems.

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