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Build Your Own.

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The Apollo 11 landing was managed by a small on-board computer, here’s how to build a copy.



This is a fascinating site, To The Moon, by PBS. The origins of the Moon.

Update 2:
Here’s the actual code for those machines.

Update 3:
So how fast was the AGC? Here’s the answer.

Written by modernityblog

21/07/2009 at 01:12

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  1. You will be surprised how rather simple some thought-of equipment with big purposes are.

    On a slightly different note, the same cable used with bikes for the brakes are used on big jumbo jets for the controls.

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