Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 5th Jun 2012 10:50 UTC
General Development "I got interested in the Soviet space program and was interested to discover that the software on the Buran spacecraft circa 1988 was written in Prolog. Does anyone know what languages might have been used in earlier missions, especially the Mars PrOP-M rover missions of the early 1970s which were somewhat autonomous and could navigate obstacles?" Absolutely fascinating.
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DRAKON
by dnebdal on Tue 5th Jun 2012 15:15 UTC
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That led me to something I've very briefly looked at before, namely yet another diagramming style that was created for the Buran project - DRAKON. It's really quite neat; both simple and fairly well thought out (with emphasis on being non-confusing to read). There's an editor for it at sourceforge, with a decent (English) summary pdf : http://sourceforge.net/projects/drakon-editor/files/

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