Track the International Space Station With an NES

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=msRP6-tIu2Q&feature=emb_logo

With the NES International Space Station Tracker, homebrew NES developer Vi Grey has done something that should be impossible: hacked the NES to track the ISS. How? Here’s more from Vi Grey:

If you are confused as to how the NES can connect to the internet to get ISS tracking data, don’t worry, it’s not exactly straight forward. At the moment, there are two different methods I’m taking to get this to work. One to make this work on emulators and one to make this work on actual hardware. This post will only describe how to get the ISS tracker to work on an NES emulator. I may do a post later discussing how to make the ISS tracker work on actual NES hardware.

Vi Grey


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