Originally posted by junior
Deep space provides the ultimate form of navigation. The stars are easily visible, with no intervening sunlight to keep you from seeing them.
Navigators used the stars for hundreds of years before the invention of computers, and there's no reason they couldn't use them again.
A bigger problem is that if your computer died, there'd be a very good chance that your life support would be on the way out, as well. Keep that in mind.
and I guess thats why Chris Roberts added the Pilgrims to the universe in the movie.