A blog about embedded computing systems, cyber-physical systems, and Internet of Things. We concentrate on technical topics but also discuss their implications.
Thursday, November 24, 2016
News on Schiaparelli Mars lander failure
Aviation Week reports here on news regarding the failure of the ESA Schiaparelli Mars lander. They believe that the Inertial Measurement Unit saturated, leading to a bad altitude estimate and premature initiation of the landing sequence.