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JET PROPULSION LABORATORY ACQUIRES A CONNECTION MACHINE SUPERCOMPUTER

 CAMBRIDGE. Mass., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Thinking Machines Corporation announced today that the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., has purchased a Connection machine-5 Scale 3 supercomputer.
 The Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) is a NASA installation and an operating division of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). JPL is a national laboratory resource in science and technology, whose primary role for NASA is the investigation of the Solar System with automated spacecraft, with supporting research and development in related space missions and operations.
 A 32 node, CM-5 Scale 3 parallel supercomputer will be used to process the Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) imagery from the Spaceborn Imaging Radar Mission. SAR processing of radar signals produces very high resolution imagery.
 Thinking Machines Corporation is the world leader in the design, development, and manufacture of highly parallel supercomputers. The company is headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., with offices worldwide.
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 NOTE: Connection Machines is a registered trademark of Thinking Machines Corporation. CM-5 is a trademark of Thinking Machines Corporation.
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 /CONTACT: Martha Keeley of Thinking Machines Corporation, 617-234-5502/


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