Apollo Guidance Computer read-only rope memory

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Date Introduced
1963
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
1 x 5 x 8 1/2 in.
Manufacturer
Burroughs Corporation
Credit Line
Gift of the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
US
Keywords
magnetic; mechanical
Object ID
XD115.76
Memory Type
Magnetic core

This rope memory, used on the Apollo Guidance Computer for the mission to the moon in 1969, was made by hand.