Enterprise Networks and Servers: SGI Altix Used to Help Make Space Shuttle Flight Safe
Jul 07, 2005, 13:00 (1 Talkback[s])
"With NASA now projecting a mid-July Space Shuttle return to
flight, Lockheed Martin Space Systems-Michoud Operations continues
its impact analysis of the external fuel tank using the SGI Altix
computing system and SGI InfiniteStorage purchased from Silicon
Graphics in 2004.
"The SGI Altix high-performance computing systems are helping to
ensure the safety of space flight by enabling NASA Michoud
engineers to successfully run impact analysis simulations of foam,
ice, and other debris and to model/analyze the design of the
shuttle's external fuel tank..."