any1: NASA is not specific on date only says in early 2013. An additional nugget from NASA: the total cost of the components to build each of the three prototype satellites was kept to $3,500 by using only COTS hardware and keeping the design and mission objectives to a minimum for the first flight.
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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