Curiosity lands tonight, or becomes loose parts scattered across Mars.

  • 1:31AM (after midnight tonight) Eastern Daylight
  • 12:31AM (after midnight tonight) Central Daylight
  • 11:31PM Mountain Daylight
  • 10:31PM Pacific Daylight

The software orchestrating the “Seven Minutes of Terror” landing sequence is running on the operating system I teach, VxWorks.

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