Yokemate of Keyboards
Posts: 11006 from 2003/5/22
> 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).
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 :-)https://morph.zone/modules/newbb_plus/viewtopic.php?topic_id=8671&forum=3
> certainly not X86
Please relisten at 7:17 :-)