NeXT and NASA
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Historical information found on usenet in 1997.
FWIW - at least the Johnson Space Center did have some NeXT computers until recently. I just walked thru the Surplus building (Building 422) and there is a beautiful 19 in mono Black monitor sitting there waiting for an owner. Of course I alerted the folks at the nearby University - they have a NeXT lab.
: A small bunch of us at GSFC bought some Cubes in 1990. We wanted computers that "just worked", and were not : happy with the mainframes or minis or micros we had been using. These NeXTs are (mostly) still in daily use, : and working fine. (What do you suppose has happened to the mains and minis and PCs and Macs that were bought [snip] : per viewgraph, and went on for many hours --- he, and the NeXT, "just worked". Jim had borrowed a Cube from : the family he had arranged for video/sound conferencing using stock NeXT equipment in 1992 (or so).