SearchOpenSource: Linux Sends NASA Rovers to Mars, Among Other Things
Jan 11, 2006, 17:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Loftus)
"When the Mars rovers blasted into space to begin a 60-million
mile journey to the Red Planet, Linux was there to help NASA get
them off the ground.
"In fact, some form of Linux has been present at the NASA Jet
Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, Calif., for years,
assisting researchers with projects that range from unmanned space
flight to deep space exploration..."