The Danish built satellite "?rsted" was finally launched
after 10 attempts. The satellite got a free ride on board
a Delta II rocket launched from the Vandenberg air base in
The software on board was built by CRI Denmark using the
DACS-80x86. The satellite will measure the Earth's magnetic
field from a height of 600-850 km.
The satellite was built on a very low budget which called
for inventing new, cheaper solutions to old problems. This
new technology has caught NASA's attention.
Our CEO sent us the following email about one of our products.
I thought it was interesting because it involves our Ada83
product and it is obviously not a military application.
David Tannen [log in to unmask]
Senior Software Engineer Technical Support: 602 252-6052
DDC-I, Inc. Office: 602 275-7172
Phoenix Office FAX: 602 252-6054