Macs making inroads on NASA’s Cassini mission

Macs making inroads on NASA’s Cassini mission:
“The next time NASA launches a craft into space, it may receive many of its navigational instructions from programs run on the Mac. That’s a possibility espoused by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s (JPL) Nathan Strange and Troy Goodson, two Cassini mission navigators who perform their critical work on Dell machines running Linux but also keep Macs at their desks for other uses. Macs sit next to Linux boxes on most of the 14 navigators’ desks.” more…

[ Via MacCentral ]

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