The first image from Curiosity - The IT behind Mars Science Laboratory's landing of the Curiosity rover

The IT behind Mars Science Laboratory's landing of the Curiosity rover

The first image from Curiosity

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Curiosity is powered by three BAE Systems RAD750 processors, as well as an X-ray spectrometer, a laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy system, organic sample analysis systems, and radiation and neutrino detection systems.

For the past 17 years BAE Systems in Virginia has delivered over than 600 radiation-hardened computers that are operate in space on more than 200 satellites, included in each of the NASA rovers over the past 15 years. 

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