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Finally, I believed the phoenix lander used VxWorks but I couldn't find any public statement to back that up.

The other landers, Spirit/Opportunity have that noted on their Wikipedia pages.

Hooray, a "Real-time" Unix-like system is on mars.. and they use C!

(Someone here said nobody used C in mission critical places, be damned! liar!).
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