NASA Used Commodore Amiga computers until 2006

In an interview dating back to 1999, Gary Jones, principal systems engineer for NASA’s software systems at Cape Canaveral puts the quality of the Amiga this way: “It just turned out that it was a good machine (the Amiga). The things that make a machine good for playing games also tend to make it good for processing and displaying data, because you’ve got some of the same problems. You need a very efficient, very fast operating system, and the Amiga has that and very little overheat too. The Amiga line at NASA lasted until 2004 and was eventually decommissioned in 2006. 12 Years after Commodore’s bankruptcy…

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