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Ep.05 The fourth astronaut

Ep.05 The fourth astronaut

Update: 2019-06-0958
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The computer that got us to the moon. The size of a briefcase, there had never been anything like it. Apollo 11 was “the first time software ran on the moon”. This is the story of the world’s first digital portable general purpose computer. The work of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT, helped give rise to the digital age. With Kevin Fong.
Starring:
Ramon Alonso
Elaine Denniston
Charlie Duke
Don Eyles
Eldon Hall
Margaret Hamilton
Dan Lickly
Theme music by Hans Zimmer for Bleeding Fingers Music
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Comments (3)

Kirk Reed

listen with headphones to appreciate the stereo. well edited, well researched. I thought I knew most stuff from the Apollo days. I loved it, been following it since the mid 60's, but I learned a ton. thank you Kevin!

Apr 1st
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Steven Wade Barnes Tvrdik

oppositli PPP I I,

Sep 21st
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Joel Hamburg

very interesting and informative

Jun 24th
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Ep.05 The fourth astronaut

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