“Sometimes pictures are worth a thousand words, like those that appeared over NASA’s live feed showing a control room riddled with Macs and other Apple products during the historical landing of the Curiosity rover on planet Mars last night,” Slash Lane reports for AppleInsider.
“The photos, captured from the live stream by Reddit users (via TMO), show nearly a dozen Macs — in addition to iPhones and even iPads — in use by the space agency’s Entry, Descent and Landing Operations (EDL Ops) team at its Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California Sunday evening,” Lane reports.
Lane reports, “NASA engineers can be seen fixated on their MacBook Pro screens and incoming data as the $2.6 billion Curiosity made a dramatic arrival on the Martian planet during what NASA scientists have dubbed ‘seven minutes of terror.'”
More info and photos in the full article here.