𝙇𝙞𝙣𝙪𝙭 𝙄𝙨 𝙉𝙤𝙬 𝙤𝙣 𝙈𝙖𝙧𝙨, 𝙏𝙝𝙖𝙣𝙠𝙨 𝙩𝙤 𝙉𝘼𝙎𝘼'𝙨 𝙋𝙚𝙧𝙨𝙚𝙫𝙚𝙧𝙖𝙣𝙘𝙚 𝙍𝙤𝙫𝙚𝙧
"Past Mars rovers have used proprietary OSes, largely from the software company Wind River Systems. The same is true for the Perseverance rover itself."
"However, NASA settled on the Linux OS for the rover’s helicopter-like drone, Ingenuity, which was built using off-the-shelf parts, including Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 801 processor, a smartphone chip."
I don't often link to Twitter statuses, because.... Twitter, but this one was funny. I'll quote so you don't have to click the link, but you can if you want to.
"Breaking: Mars becomes the second planet that has more computers running Linux than Windows."
Father, Husband, Linuxer, R/Python/Games, Engineer.
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