So what computers do scientists prefer to explore the planet Mars?
Other members of the larger Curiosity team also seem to favor Apple Macbook Pros, according to a screenshot captured by a Reddit user of NASA’s live feed of the entry, descent and landing phase process on Aug. 6.
At the time of this article’s publication, the team had not clarified on Reddit why they preferred Macs to PCs, nor what specific operating system they were using.
- NASA’s Nuclear-Powered Mars Rover Curiosity Essentially Has The Same Brain As A Bondi Blue iMac G3 (cultofmac.com)
- Mars Curiosity rover team prefers Macs to PCs (news.cnet.com)
- Mars Curiosity rover team prefers Macs to PCs (oddonion.com)