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  1. Up until 2004 NASA used AMIGA computers for processing telemetry for their spacecrafts.

  2. The CIA attempted to place a nuclear-powered telemetry listening device on the peak of Nanda Devi (23rd tallest mountain in the world at 25,643ft) in the 1960s in order to spy on the Chinese. The expedition failed and the device was left behind and never recovered.

  3. The Unites States CIA and India's R&AW intelligence agencies placed a nuclear-powered telemetry spy device on the mountain "Nanda Devi" and lost it.

  4. In The Martian, the Hermes crew calling Rich Purnell a "steely-eyed missile man" is homage to the original steely-eyed missile man, John Aaron, whos quick thinking saved the Apollo 12 crew when they lost telemetry shortly after launch.

  5. The Apollo missions in 1969 used USB to transfer audio, video, telemetry data back to Earth

  6. In The Martian, the Hermes crew calling Rich Purnell a "steely-eyed missile man" is actually a homage to the original steely-eyed missile man, who saved Apollo 12 when it lost telemetry after launch: John W Aaron.

  7. NVIDIA Adds Telemetry (Spying imo) to Latest Drivers; Here's How to Disable It

  8. The Voyager space probes used 8-tracks to record telemetry and scientific data.

  9. The Voyager Golden Records, two vinyl records on board each of the voyager spacecraft. Each record contains instructions on how to play them, various noises from planet Earth, and telemetry to reach Earth.

  10. Telemetry A term we all know but may not know the dictionary definition, which we should know.

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I analysed the data provided by my car insurance telemetry system to help me decide whether an electric car is a practical option

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Yuri Gagarin might not have been the first man in space. Vladimir Ilyushin, a well respected test pilot is said to have been the first but the USSR never announced his flight because his craft telemetry and guidance system failed and he ended up crash landing in China

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Using a mod, I collected telemetry from a rocket launch in Kerbal Space Program