Wednesday, July 25, 2007

NASA tests Linux for spacecraft control

NASA tests Linux for spacecraft control

I was reading one of newly met nice sysad too, and read his interesting blog about NASA here.

Linux was selected for a NASA experiment aimed at proving the feasibility of COTS (commercial off-the-shelf) hardware and software for scientific space missions. A key requirement was for application development and runtime environments familiar to scientists, to facilitate porting applications from the lab to the spacecraft.

Read more here


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