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They also sell something called the SCS750 which is apparently like a BeagleBoard IN SPAAAACE...

http://www.maxwell.com/products/microelectronics/product.asp...

Datasheet: http://www.maxwell.com/products/microelectronics/docs/SCS750...

Its CPU is in fact triply-redundant, like pjscott was saying. They run in lockstep, and they do some fancy stuff that involves dumping the CPU registers to memory, "scrubbing" the registers and then restoring them. I recommend having a look.

Space is cool. Even when it does have nuclear weapons in it.




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