Artifact Details

Title

Description of "Athena" (later HAL 9000) computer design from "2001: A Space Odyssey"

Catalog Number

102695549

Type

Still image

Date

1965-07-20

Photographer

Hawthorne, Allen

Publisher

Eliot Noyes

Description

Pre-production design description of the "Athena" (HAL 9000) computer from the movie "2001: A Space Odyssey" (referred to as "IBM Movie" in document). Includes listing of space flight personnel (Bowman, Poole, et al.) depicted in movie, as well as an overview of the functions and features of the Athena/HAL 9000 computer.

Credit

Gift of Allen Hawthorne

Lot Number

X5643.2010