Rebooting a 50 Year Old Computer – Making The Apollo Guidance Computer Work Again

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The Apollo Guidance Computer is a pivotal part of computer history, and it was a key part of making it possible for Apollo to land on the moon. And elsewhere on youtube a team of electronics wizards have been trying to resurrect a computer that was scrapped 50 years ago, and I was lucky enough to turn up at the exact moment they got everything running on its original hardware.

You should make a point of watching Curious Marc’s multi part series on their quest to bring this computer back to life – 50 years after it was originally built.


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