Weaving the way to the Moon

  peter99co 17:55 16 Jul 2009

As Apollo 11 sped silently on its way to landing the first men on the Moon, its safe arrival depended on the work of a long-haired maths student fresh out of college and a computer knitted together by a team of "little old ladies".

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All copper wire and iron cores. Amazing 160 kilobytes LOL Memory (little old lady)

"The computer was still functioning even though people still say it was failing," he added. "It was saving the mission."

  peter99co 17:32 17 Jul 2009

Nobody interested in knitting then?

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