kenekaplan writes: "The software that guided the U.S. space agency’s Mars Science Laboratory to its bulls-eye landing on Mars was written by Wind River, an Intel subsidiary. The software operated the craft’s controls from its liftoff in November 2011, to its descent in a swirl of red dust at 10:21 p.m. (PDT) Sunday." Link to Original Source
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