The machine that made the moon missions possible

Japan Today has an excellent article on the Apollo mission computers:


Cool. The BBC has a multipart podcast called “13 Minutes to the Moon” which I have been listening too - sort of a history of the whole process to the first moon landing. It is a little slow but quite good. They have mentioned the computer but have not gotten that far yet.

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There is a very interesting documentary on the Apollo Guidance Computer available on Youtube, put there by Joshua Bonini:

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Thanks for this wonderful link!

Another Youtube - apparently booting up an original Apollo computer!

Magnetic core memory with the operating system hardwired in during construction. (episode 5 of the podcast “13 Minutes to the Moon”)

And thanks for this one too!