Yokemate of Keyboards
Posts: 4912 from 2009/1/28
From: Delaware, USA
Just a brief, somewhat geeky note, apparently SpaceX is using PowerPC microcontrollers in their Dragon capsule.
As mentioned here:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9lyB9ScW3Y8
Starting at about 7:50.
Why Power? Probably because of a long history of embedded designs (in automobiles and industrial applications).
Anyway, not ARM (and certainly not X86/64), Power.
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