From the page: “Linux On Mars
Posted on June 6th, 2008
by Simon Barrett in Science News, Space News, Technology News
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When NASA needs an operating system for a Mars lander does it go knocking on Bill Gates door? The answer is no. The newly arrived on the planet Phoenix Lander is powered by a variation of Linux running on a specially hardened CPU and motherboard produced by IBM.”