NASA MMS Launches This Thursday!!!

Joel Sherrill joel.sherrill at
Tue Mar 10 14:36:33 UTC 2015


Alan Cudmore was kind enough to pass this along

After years of development the MMS satellites will be launched on March
12. MMS consists of 4 identical spacecraft, the main flight computers run
RTEMS 4.10 on a radiation hardened Coldfire CPU.

Mission information here: <>

You can watch the launch on :
NASA EDGE USTREAM (8:45pm to 10:45pm EDT)


NASA TV (8:00pm to 11:00pm EDT)

Scheduled Launch: 10:44pm EDT


Our last RTEMS deployment has reached 5 years in orbit:
SDO has 5 Coldfire CPUs with RTEMS. The main flight computer runs vxWorks.

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