Light Years Ahead, the 1969 Apollo Guidance Computer
- Wednesday, 9 Jun 2021 7:30 pm
- Robert Willis, Software Engineer
- Cisco, Harpenden
Market Place, Cirencester GL7
Robert Wills will introduce the amazing hardware and software that made up the Apollo Guidance Computer, walk you through the landing procedure step-by-step, and talk about the pioneering design principles that were used to make the landing software robust against any failure.
He will also explain the problems that occurred during the Apollo 11 landing, and show you how the Apollo Guidance Computer played its part in saving the mission.