History of Computing exam question

From: Greg Ewing <greg_at_cosc.canterbury.ac.nz>
Date: Sun Dec 2 17:10:36 2001

Geoff Roberts <geoffrob_at_stmarks.pp.catholic.edu.au>:

> [Apollo guidance computer] was the one in the LEM the same machine?

I believe it was suffiently similar for the Apollo 13 crew
to run the CM software on the LM computer well enough
to navigate themselves home.

By the way, is there any detailed architectural info
about this machine on the Web? I've looked before,
but only found general descriptions.

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