For people needing wireless -- if info qty is small and reliability is important just use the 433Mhz and 868-915 MHz packages -- like TI sells -- see CC110L in TI store for example. It's worth evaluating. and relatively cheap to try.
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 on the Mars on EE Times Radio. Live radio show and live chat. Get your questions ready.