Attempting to model power at the system level is going to be quite a daunting task -- but a necessary one. Power modeling at the gate level is now fairly mature, but we still can't say with any accuracy how much power the chip dissipates -- because the answer is always "it depends on the application." In other words, somewhere between the deep sleep mode dissipation and the everything-running-full-blast dissipation.
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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