If you were flying into outer space, you would expect to travel in a space shuttle powered by tons of fancy and modern computers to ensure a safe journey to and from space.

You may assume that the system would have tons of RAM, hard drive space, a superfast processor and much more. However the space shuttles recently used actually only run on just 1MB of RAM. The computer’s technological framework is based on models from the 1980’s with a few recent upgrades added.