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VxWorks helping commercial spaceflight become a reality

he successful launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket (I should really say "launch vehicle") today was another great step for commercial spaceflight. The Falcon 9 has already successfully reached orbit in June 2010, but at that time it didn't have a payload. This latest launch is the first to carry SpaceX Dragon capsule which was successfully recovered after the flight.

Houston…. the Falcon has Flown!

By Mike Deliman Last week something remarkable happened. I'm not talking about the UFO sighted over Brisbane (...or am I?)  Last week Spacex successfully orbited the first successful commercial attempt to launch such a device. Wind River is proud to be a part of this historic endeavor.It's hard to convey how exciting this is.  This represents a HUGE step for…