Reply to post: Re: Code does not deteriorate

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

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Re: Code does not deteriorate

Ian, true, but 40 years in a vacuum is not a gentle environment. That the hardware worked, valves opened and closed properly suggests really tested and well built hardware that only we of many years can remember. The hardware makers get my upvote. Bit rot might be a fiction but hardware degradation is all too familiar.

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