From the Mars rover to satellite systems, Wind River is inventing new ways to bring more capabilities and greater reliability to autonomous devices and machines operating in the most extreme conditions. A combination of our embedded heritage and the latest innovative technologies is enabling space system providers today with end-to-end software solutions that usher in a new era of flexibility.
Aerospace and Defense Software Solutions
Wind River® is pioneering the infrastructure technologies that are driving the transition to software-defined systems in aerospace and defense. For nearly four decades, Wind River software has...
Apollo 11: A Future in Space, Thanks to Our Past
A chorus of alarms serenaded the nervous astronauts as the Eagle lunar module descended toward the moon’s surface. The tension was palpable, and the shrill...
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Embedded Linux: Prototype to Production
Linux is the default environment for most software developers and is becoming increasingly popular for embedded solutions. However, one of Linux’s greatest strengths, and to some extent its biggest...
Secure the Future
Security is embedded in our DNA at Wind River®. It is part of our rich heritage of more than 30 years in mission-critical systems in markets such as aerospace and defense. It is built into all the...
Adaptive Virtualization for Embedded, C4ISR, and Deployed Edge Devices
New technologies can bring more to your aerospace and defense programs—more data for applications, more services for users, more capabilities for edge devices. To enable that, you use more tools, mor
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Insight Spacecraft -- Customer Success Video
NASA’s InSight Spacecraft, powered by VxWorks real-time operating system reached a significant milestone in its journey to Mars. On November 26, 2018, InSight made its 12,300mph descent to the red...
Explore Over 20 Years of Space Missions
For nearly 25 years, Wind River® has provided NASA with the most proven software platform to bring dozens of unmanned systems to space, resulting in some of the most significant space missions...
Wind River in Satellite Communications
Find out how Wind River can help design next generation software defined systems for satellite communications that simply must work.
DIGITAL AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE SYSTEMS JOURNAL - Volume 1, Issue 1
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory MSL Curiosity -- Customer Success Video
See how Wind River helped power Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Curiosity's complex automated landing sequence and survive the "seven minutes of terror." Mars Science Laboratory's (MSL) Curiosity, the
NASA’s Mars Rover Curiosity Powered by Wind River
NASA IV&V -- Customer Success Video
See how NASA IV&V relies on Wind River® Simics to help power its GO-SIM project, which provides every developer, tester, and system engineer with a high fidelity, fully operational spacecraft simulato