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26September 7.00PM FREE
IET: Apollo Guidance computerThu 26 Sep at 7.00PM
IET: Apollo Guidance computer
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The Institution of Engineering & Technology provide an annual series of lectures. Please address any queries via www.theiet.org/solent (not the venue where we hire the function room).
Apollo Guidance computer
Charlie Dunford BEng MIET Lecturer CECAMM
50 years on from the moon landings the Apollo Guidance Computer is still used as a metric for computer performance. The talk is a technical look at the architecture, hardware, system and mission software which will open your eyes as to how much was achieved with what looks like very limited resources by today’s standards.
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