• Jim
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    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.
    "Never attribute to malice what can more readily explained by incompetence"
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