Space Station Safe From Hackers

Discovery: There’s a good reason why whoever stole the NASA laptop containing codes for the International Space Station hasn’t taken over control of the orbital outpost -- they can’t.

The keys to the main computers aboard the $100 billion research laboratory reside in control centers on Earth, primarily in Houston at NASA’s Johnson Space Center and outside of Moscow, from where Russia commands its part of the station.

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C_Menz1690d ago

Good to know. Would be horrifying if it was set off orbit and crashed into the Earth over bad security from lack of a budget.