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IET: Apollo Guidance computer Free

Thursday 26 7.00pmSeptember
2019

Talk

Bargeman's Rest

Little London Quay
Newport,

01983 525828

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IET: Apollo Guidance computer Free

Source http://www.theiet.org/solent

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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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