Since launching to the ISS a year ago, HPE Spaceborne Computer-2 has accelerated time-to-insight, from months to minutes, to advance healthcare, image processing, natural disaster recovery, 3D printing, 5G, AI and more
Thought is was interesting and figured I share.
5G in space.
ISS now has 5G capabilities not only this can be used to transmit the data from experiments way faster than previous cutting the time from 1 day to 6 minutes but now the astronauts can use smartphones and call anyone at any time.
Setup by HPE and 5G network partner Cumucore.
So I broke down and ordered myself a new laptop.
•1 TB PCIe® NVMe™ M.2 SSD
•Full-size, island-style, 4-zone RGB backlit, shadow black keyboard and 26-Key Rollover
•16 GB DDR4-3200 SDRAM (2 x 8 GB)
•Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX200 (2x2) and Bluetooth® 5 combo
•6-cell, 70.9 Wh Li-ion polymer
•AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HX (up to 4.6 GHz, 16 MB L3 cache, 8 cores, 16 threads) + NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3070 (8 GB)
•15.6" diagonal, QHD (2560x1440), 165 Hz, 3 ms response time, IPS, micro-edge, anti-glare, 300 nits
Linux geeks doing what Linux geeks do...