Rupert draws the short straw in his group and gets assigned to maintain the antiquated automated instrument test suite. Here we see him as he carefully approaches the beast with the proverbial ten foot pole.
"He overheard me say, '...we need to support the wire-guided TOE missile', and I didn't have the heart to tell him that it is the TOW missile. I wonder what he'd do with, '...fly-by-wire flight control system!' "
@eetcowle Nice to see you're on a bit of a run here, as it's the last day of judging for the May cartoon caption contest (and I am the judge!) You get extra points for multiple entries--and good luck in the judging!
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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