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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..."

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