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Voyager 1 fires thrusters last used in 1980 – and they worked!

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"don't need to carry around the whole "ecosystem" of compilers, "

And how do you turn those mnemonics into machine code? Sure, you can do it by hand, but to avoid mistakes you usually use a compiler... I don't believe they sent Voyager the assembly code and it compiled it before executing it...

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