The Apollo Guidance Computer

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The Apollo Guidance Computer
Thursday, February 1, 2024 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Gates B12
Michael Steil - osdyne Inc.
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This presentation will explore the Apollo Guidance Computer's unique CPU architecture, its uncommon peripherals, and its pioneering system software, highlighting the AGC's role onboard the Apollo spacecraft during the Apollo moon landings from 1969 to 1972.


By day, Michael Steil works on embedded operating systems. By night, he tinkers with retro systems. In a previous life, he was involved in hacking game consoles.