Gateway 2000 received its first PC order from outer space last week. Two cosmonauts from the Russian space station Mir placed an on-line request for two Pentium II desktops, via the company's direct order web site. The pair, Flight Commander Anatoly Solovyev and Flight Engineer Pavel Vladimirovich, wanted to buy Christmas presents for their families, but don't return to earth until February. The PCs will be built at the firm's manufacturing plant in Ireland and shipped out to Russia. "I always thought our products were out of this world," joked Ted Waitt, Gateway CEO. The cosmonauts must be hoping the systems will be at least more robust than the space station in which they are orbiting the earth, which has been plagued by technical problems in recent months.
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