A gorgeous visual tour of computer technology used in space flight. The book shows how computers contribute to each phase of the preparation and launch of spacecraft. At each relevant point, the historical background of a specific device or technique is explained and compared to the use of computers in earth-based applications.That aquot;service engine soonaquot; light means the self-tests have turned up something to worry about. Airplanes also ... and airplanes (even the most modern) seem simple compared to the Saturn V rocket that sent astronauts to the moon. Preflightinganbsp;...
|Title||:||Computers in space|
|Author||:||James E. Tomayko|