• Yokemate of Keyboards
    Yokemate of Keyboards
    Posts: 11006 from 2003/5/22
    From: Germany
    > apparently SpaceX is using PowerPC microcontrollers in their Dragon capsule.

    To be more precise, it'a combination of three x86 microcontrollers (judges) and a PowerPC microcontroller (actor).

    > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9lyB9ScW3Y8

    What he utters at 8:55 sounds pretty clueless, though ;-)

    > Why Power? Probably because of a long history of embedded designs
    > (in automobiles and industrial applications).

    Primarily, because of its long history in astronautics :-)


    > certainly not X86

    Please relisten at 7:17 :-)
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