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Which elite technical institution has been designing "command module computers" for NASA since 1970?

Which elite technical institution has been designing "command module computers" for NASA since 1970?

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Answered Oct 15, 2019

In May 1961, President John F Kennedy committed America to landing astronauts on the moon by 1970. The decision among competing techniques for achieving a moon landing and return was not settled until further consideration. The suggested Nova rocket would not be ready until after 1970. In Earth orbit, a spacecraft carrying the crew would dock with the propulsion unit that would carry sufficient fuel to go to the moon.

However, this method required two separate launches. In the method that was utilized, the conical command module carried three to the back of the CM and carried its fuel and power to form the command/service model. The Lunar model has been called "the first true spacecraft."

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j. Goodman

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Answered Dec 20, 2018

The elite technical institution that does this is no other than Apollo Guidance Computer. This started back in the 70s and it is still being used right now. The command module is known to be used for some important flights and missions back then. For example, this was used when the astronauts went to the moon.

Through this command module, they were able to communicate with each other. It can seem surprising that there were items like this that were already used back in the day. There are still some things that are not being changed as it can alter the whole system. There are other institutions that also work closely with NASA.

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Answered Feb 08, 2018

The Apollo Guidance Computer designs the command module computer which is used for NASA. It has been used since 1970. It was introduced in the mid-1960s. It is manufactured by Raytheon and it was invented by Charles Stark Draper Laboratory. Apollo is usually known for being space missions by NASA which is probably used from the computer it was created from.

The Apollo Guidance Computer designs the command module computer which is used for NASA. It has

The command module is known for certain flights including the flight to the moon in 1969. In order for these missions to be safe and to work, the astronauts had to communicate. They would use these command module computer systems from Apollo. They would use the DSKY which would display numbers and a keyboard to type on. MIT instrumentation Laboratory is known for first creating and working with NASA on this module.

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