When Nintendo was putting together the final hardware for what would become the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) back in the ’80s, it’s unlikely that it would ever have envisioned the humble hardware being used for something like tracking the International Space Station. As the ISS was launched in 1998, that wouldn’t have made much sense anyway!
But here we are in 2020, where everything needs to be connected to the Internet including toasters and fridges, so why not the NES? Software developer Vi Grey has created and released an International Space Station tracker for the Nintendo Entertainment System, which is pretty rad.
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