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Francois Rautenbach tell us how he is hacking 50 year old computers

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Apollo, Space, Rope memory. 5.
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In this episode Ken chats with Francois Rautenbach who extracted the software from the Rope Memory modules of the long lost Apollo Guidance Computer used in Flight AS-202.

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Comment #1 posted on 2016-10-29 18:05:42 by Mikael

Great interview. Very fascinating!

Comment #2 posted on 2016-10-30 21:09:21 by Windigo

Superb interview

I feel like this episode should be playing in the Computer History Museum.

It is unbelievable to see how much work it took to get us to space, and how far we've come with computing!

Comment #3 posted on 2016-10-31 00:44:02 by Kevin O'Brien

Fantastic Interview!!

I loved this interview. IT was fantastic it hear about how he worked out the inner workings of those computers.

Comment #4 posted on 2016-11-18 19:18:21 by Frank

Magnificent. I've been publicizing this every way I can think of.

Comment #5 posted on 2017-10-29 09:01:26 by Ken Fallon

The Apollo Saturn V Launch Vehicle Digital Computer (LVDC) Circuit Board

Going through some of Fran Blanche old videos and she has another type of board also from the apollo missions

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