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101. Re: Reason for the delay Jun 8, 2004, 09:58 Tigger
 
However, you may rest assured that it was many, many more than 2500.

I stand corrected - former NASA Administrator Dan Goldin says that 25 years ago the Voyager spacecraft had 5000 lines of computer code.

If you're talking about patching a system and then counting the total number of lines of code written (including code replaced/removed during the patching process), I could see how you could arrive at a figure of 'many, many more times' than 2500. But lets face it, the things had a memory limitation to deal with and I was really talking about code that keeps the spacecraft operating today - not total lines written.


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