Linux Blasts Off in U.S. Tactical Satellite
Tuesday, December 19, 2006
Linux was shot into space Dec. 16, as part of a second-phase Air Force Research Laboratory program aimed at making space more "operationally responsive." The TacSat-2 (tactical satellite) program aims to create "micro satellites" that can be launched quickly and cheaply, to support tactical military operations.That is just awesome. Linux in space! Never hear about Microsoft accomplishing stuff like this.
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