SpaceX’s workhouse Falcon 9 rocket

In an awful year, it was an incredible second. On May 30, SpaceX’s Crew Dragon, the primary private-kept an eye on rocket ever and the first US-kept an eye on spaceflight in quite a while, effectively conveyed NASA space explorers Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley into space. Taking them was SpaceX’s reusable Falcon 9, controlled by rocket fuel and Linux.

Like supercomputers, Internet of Things (IoT) gadgets, and numerous crucial gadgets, the Falcon 9 flies with Linux. SpaceX’s product engineers clarified quite a long while back how the Falcon 9 programming functions.

As developer says:

“The Flight Software team is about 35 people. We write all the code for Falcon 9, Grasshopper [The Falcon 9 test rocket], and Dragon applications; and do the core platform work, also on those vehicles; we also write simulation software; test the flight code; write the communications and analysis software, deployed in our ground stations. We also work in Mission Control to support active missions.” 


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