During the missions themselves, rope memory served as the Apollo Guidance Computer’s “fixed memory,” containing the navigation and guidance software that, in 1969, landed humans on the moon for the first time. Factory workers, usually women, painstakingly encoded each bit of information by hand.
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posted 11-10-2017 11:02 AM
You mean like this -
Posts: 4033 From: Sierra Vista, Arizona Registered: Nov 1999
posted 11-10-2017 12:33 PM
"Little old ladies" looked younger back then...