Shared August 6, 2019
Although the Apollo missions had much less computing power than a modern smart-phone the computers used where essential to getting it done
Although many think it was the Apollo Guidance Computer or AGC that did everything there was another, the Launch Vehicle Digital Computer or LVDC.
This controlled and flew the Saturn and was used right up until the vehicle reached the moon, in this video we look at the forgotten Apollo computer.
In case you want a few more details on the LVDC and the launch guidance system the NASA document I used in the video is here https://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/ca...
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