Rescue of data from Pioneer 10 & 11 tapes at JPL needed. Vintage computers slated for demolition.

John Foust jfoust at threedee.com
Wed Jun 8 11:00:31 CDT 2005


At 03:01 PM 6/4/2005, Bill Dawson wrote:
>Does anyone know what the "ancient computers" are and if a rescue 
>of them from destruction is feasible? 

I sent Dr. Andersen a note asking those questions, we'll see if he responds...

The Planetary Society's page has several links to solicit funds
for the operation.  It looked like they wanted cash, not computers.  :-)

- John




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