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Meet Margaret Hamilton, the badass '60s programmer who saved the moon landing

NASA Apollo Program chief software engineer Margaret Hamilton

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This is Margaret Hamilton, NASA lead software engineer, and this is the Apollo guidance program she wrote.

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Margaret Hamilton and code

This Apollo Guidance Computer measures 8 X 10 inches. Compared to the present day iPhone5, the iPhone is 1.8 million times more powerful. Apollo Computer: 36 kb IPhone 5: 64 million kb Wow!

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo_Guidance_Computer The Apollo Guidance Computer DSKY (display & keyboard) user interface unit.

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Microscopic view of the 3-element NOR gate used for the Apollo Guidance Computer—an early, high-profile application of the then-new silicon integrated circuit.

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A Hacker From South Africa Just Rescued the First NASA Computer in Space

The 1966 Apollo Guidance Computer paved the way for the moon landing—and then…

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DSKY (DISPLAY KEYBOARD) APOLLO GUIDANCE COMPUTER(AGC)MODEL CRAFT KIT (of LM-5's)

Apollo Guidance Computer

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The Apollo Guidance Computer: Architecture and Operation (Springer Praxis Books / Space Exploration)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo_Guidance_Computer