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The space agency often reused its expensive magnetic tapes, erasing and overwriting data.
Each machine played 14 tracks of analog audio simultaneously on the 1-inch wide magnetic tape which kept everything in sync, explains David Feiten who was Disney's chief animation producer during the 80s and 90s.
If civilization stopped right now, in a thousand years all the magnetic tape, compact discs and hard drives humanity stores its digital media on would have long outlived their shelf lives.
In part that’s because the physical media they were originally recorded on — film stock and magnetic tape — were so fragile.
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Definition of magnetic tape for English Language Learners
: a thin plastic tape that is coated with magnetic material on which information (such as sound or television images) may be stored
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