"Hi-Tech" photo of shuttle taken with 11 Yearl Old Mac

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in General Discussion edited January 2014
Here's the link:

<a href="http://www.cnn.com/2003/TECH/space/02/12/shuttle.photo.ap/index.html"; target="_blank">http://www.cnn.com/2003/TECH/space/02/12/shuttle.photo.ap/index.html</a>;



and here's the quote:

[quote] But contrary to reports last week, the photo was not snapped by one of Starfire's extraordinarily powerful telescopes, which are designed to spy on enemy satellites and detect incoming missiles.



Instead, it was taken by Starfire Optical Range engineers who, in their free time, had rigged up a device using a commercially available 31/2-inch telescope and an 11-year-old Macintosh computer, the researchers said. <hr></blockquote>

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