I think you can believe them as much as you believe anything--that is, find out what they're actually doing and then decide for yourself if it makes sense. Compare results across platforms and if the numbers come within 10%, consider them consistent.
NASA's Orion Flight Software Production Systems Manager Darrel G. Raines joins Planet Analog Editor Steve Taranovich and Embedded.com Editor Max Maxfield to talk about embedded flight software used in Orion Spacecraft, part of NASA's Mars mission. Live radio show and live chat. Get your questions ready.
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