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The Apollo guidance computer : architecture and operation

Author: Frank O'Brien
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer ; Chichester, UK : Published in association with Praxis Pub., ©2010.
Series: Springer-Praxis books in space exploration.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The technological marvel that facilitated the Apollo missions to the Moon was the on-board computer. This is the first book to fully describe the Apollo guidance computer's architecture, instruction  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frank O'Brien
ISBN: 9781441908766 1441908765 9786612981500 6612981504
OCLC Number: 704340634
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 439 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: The state of the art --
The AGC hardware --
The executive and interpreter --
The basics of guidance and navigation --
Mission programs and operations --
Epilogue.
Series Title: Springer-Praxis books in space exploration.
Responsibility: Frank O ; Brien.

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