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NASA Begins Development Of Space Launch System Flight Software


HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — NASA engineers working on the new Space Launch System (SLS) can now begin developing the advanced, heavy-lift launch vehicle’s flight software using newly delivered software test bed computers from Boeing.

The SLS will launch NASA’s Orion spacecraft and provide an entirely new capability for human exploration beyond Earth’s orbit. Designed to be flexible for crew or cargo missions, SLS and Orion will be safe, affordable, sustainable and continue America’s journey of discovery from the unique vantage point of space.

Full Story: http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2012/may/HQ_12-181_SLS_Avionics_SW.html

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