Francois Rautenbach tell us how he is hacking 50 year old computers
Hosted by Ken Fallon on 2016-10-28 is flagged as Clean and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: Apollo, Space, Rope memory.
Listen in ogg,
mp3 format. | Comments (5)
HPR Correspondents bring you Interviews from interesting people and projects
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.
Comment #1 posted on 2016-10-29T18:05:42Z by Mikael
Great interview. Very fascinating!
Comment #2 posted on 2016-10-30T21:09:21Z by Windigo
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 2016-10-31T00:44:02Z by Kevin O'Brien
I loved this interview. IT was fantastic it hear about how he worked out the inner workings of those computers.
Comment #4 posted on 2016-11-18T19:18:21Z by Frank
Magnificent. I've been publicizing this every way I can think of.
Comment #5 posted on 2017-10-29T09:01:26Z 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
<< First, < Previous, Next >, Latest >>
Note to Verbose Commenters
If you can't fit everything you want to say in the comment below then you really should record a response show instead.
Note to Spammers
All comments are moderated. All links are checked by humans. We strip out all html. Feel free to record a show about yourself, or your industry, or any other topic we may find interesting. We also check shows for spam :).