Curiosity Rover Controlled by NASA with a Linux Computer


The Curiosity rover has been on Mars since 2012, and it’s been responsible for a lot of the cool and interesting information we got from the Red Planet since then. As it turns out, it’s remotely controlled with a help of a Linux machine from Earth.

It is hard not to get excited when you talk about the NASA’s Curiosity rover, but it gets even more interesting when you see how the missions are planned and how the engineers at the Mars Science Laboratory pre-program the rover…. (read more)