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Programming Error Doomed Russian Mars Probe

astroengine (1577233) writes | more than 2 years ago

Mars 1

astroengine writes "So it turns out U.S. radars weren't to blame for the unfortunate demise of Russia's Phobos-Grunt Mars sample return mission — it was a computer programming error that doomed the probe, a government board investigating the accident has determined."
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Professionnal Programmer Available (1) (410908) | more than 2 years ago | (#38951989)


Due to a personnal matter I recently relocated in Oymyakon, Sakha Republic, Russia ( and would like to offer my services as a programmer

Of my many qualities I would mention a strong, renewed passion for code quality and testing.

Some nights I shiver, alone, remembering that fatefull commit ...buro
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