July 21, 2019

Restoring #Apollo11’s Lunar Module Guidance Computer

Restorers Try to Get Lunar Module Guidance Computer Up and Running 

In 1976 in a warehouse in Texas, Jimmie Loocke bought two tons of scrapped NASA equipment. Years later he realized it included a computer from an Apollo lunar module, like the one used to guide the lander to the surface of the moon during Apollo 11. Fifty years after that mission, computer restoration experts in Silicon Valley are trying to get his computer working again. 
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