Apollo command module, partial view

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Date
1966 ca.
Credit Line
Courtesy of NASA
Keywords
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM); NASA; Database; IMS
Object ID
500004558

The Command Module (CM) had more than 2 million parts. Keeping track of them was a logistical problem. CM prime contractor North American Rockwell, later assisted by IBM, created one of the first computerized data-management systems to help with the task.