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Digital Apollo

ISBN 10 : 0262266687
ISBN 13 : 9780262266680

As Apollo 11's Lunar Module descended toward the moon under automatic control, a program alarm in the guidance computer's software nearly caused a mission abort. Neil Armstrong res..


Digital Apollo

ISBN 10 : 0262516101
ISBN 13 : 9780262516105

How human pilots and automated systems worked together to achieve the ultimate in flight--the lunar landings of NASA's Apollo program...


Digital Apollo

ISBN 10 : 0262266679
ISBN 13 : 9780262266673

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The Apollo Guidance Computer

ISBN 10 : 9781441908773
ISBN 13 : 1441908773

The technological marvel that facilitated the Apollo missions to the Moon was the on-board computer. In the 1960s most computers filled an entire room, but the spacecraft’s compu..


Inventing The Medium

ISBN 10 : 9780262302807
ISBN 13 : 0262302802

Digital artifacts from iPads to databases pervade our lives, and the design decisions that shape them affect how we think, act, communicate, and understand the world. But the pace ..


Moon Lander

ISBN 10 : 9781588343611
ISBN 13 : 1588343618

Chief engineer Thomas J. Kelly gives a firsthand account of designing, building, testing, and flying the Apollo lunar module. It was, he writes, “an aerospace engineer’s dream ..


Spacesuit

ISBN 10 : 9780262015202
ISBN 13 : 026201520X

Chronicles the creation of the Apollo 11 spacesuits worn by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, which were designed by the women's undergarment-maker Playtex and consisted of 21 specia..