July 15, 2005
QNX Gets on Board NASA's Return to Flight Mission
QNX Software Systems, the world's preeminent developer of realtime operating systems (RTOSs), today announced that the QNX® Neutrino® RTOS is powering the Neptec Laser Camera System (LCS) for NASA's Return to Flight mission. Designed and built by Neptec, a developer of space vision systems, the LCS will play a key role in ensuring the safety of this mission, the first since the Columbia disaster in 2003. This mission is scheduled for takeoff Wednesday, July 13, from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida.