November 4, 2010 – Space, the final frontier. For the cloud?

For the first time on one of its space missions, NASA announced that it has turned to cloud computing for the growing capacity needs from daily operation of its Mars rovers Spirit and Opportunity. The government space agency stated in a news release that it gained the confidence in cloud use from public participation sites linked to the Mars mission and in collaborations with Amazon, Microsoft, Google and other vendors.

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