Operator at console of Los Alamos Stretch supercomputer

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Date
1961
Credit Line
Courtesy of the IBM Corporate Archives
Copyright Owner
© IBM
Object ID
500004270

Stretch's console let operators see its internal functioning. Stretch was a landmark in advanced concepts and design, but was not a commercial success. Only nine were built, including one for the National Security Agency that had extra features for cryptanalysis.