"Spacewalk is an effort that Red Hat started last year at its
Red Hat Summit in Boston and has been working on ever since. The
basic idea behind Spacewalk was to have an open source Red Hat
Linux system management app project as an evolution of Red Hat's
proprietary Network Satellite (RHN).
"When I spoke with Red Hat in December of 2008, they told me
that the plan was to have the generally available version of
Network Satellite built from the Spacewalk project by some point in
2009. Here we are."