Topic: embedded technology

Passing the test of complex technologies

Seemingly small technological failings can have enormous consequences. When they are strung together in complex systems, the results can be catastrophic.   In 1996, Europe’s then-newest unmanned satellite-launching rocket, the Ariane 5, exploded just seconds after taking off on its maiden flight from French Guiana. Onboard was a $500 million set of four scientific satellites created … continue reading Protection Status