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International Space Station switches from Windows to Linux, for improved reliability

By: linuxscribe

May 10, 2013 11:47 am

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The United Space Alliance, which manages the computers aboard the International Space Station in association with NASA, has announced that the Windows XP computers aboard the ISS have been switched to Linux. “We migrated key functions from Windows to Linux because we needed an operating system that was stable and reliable…”

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