Tag: ISA


A few months back I reported on the MIPS-based Mongoose-V chip guiding the New Horizons probe in its quest to reach Pluto. The story captured the headlines of many publications and generated many questions about the MIPS architecture (more on this in a separate article). Today I’d like to focus on another important space mission called Hayabusa-2 that is currently … Continued

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This week we found out that NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft sent on a mission to reach Pluto in 2006 came out of hibernation for its long-awaited encounter with the world’s most famous dwarf planet. Traveling across the solar system, the New Horizons spacecraft is now approximately 3.5 billion miles from the Sun, nine years after its launch.   New Horizons … Continued

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I’ve recently returned from the Linley Tech Mobile Conference, an exciting event held yearly in Silicon Valley that features a two day, single track marathon of technical presentations related to mobile processing from a range of companies such as Synopsys, Intel, GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Qualcomm (all part of Imagination’s growing ecosystem, might I add) and many others. This year we were greeted … Continued

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