Apollo Guidance Computer I/O module (prototype)

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Date Introduced
1960 ca.
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 14 in x 11 in x 8 in
Manufacturer
Raytheon Company
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Stark Draper Laboratory
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
Lexington, MA, US
Keywords
UI
Object ID
X37.81A

Astronauts interacted with the AGC using the display and keyboard (“DSKY”) module, entering commands by number. It took about 10,500 keystrokes on the DSKY to complete a lunar mission.