How powerful was the Apollo 11 computer?
How much was the computing power of Apollo 11 in real terms (i.e. memory, computing speed etc)
Asked By: § ❤ Heavenly ❤ § - 5/17/2012
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With all the buzz about the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing I got to thinking, how powerful were the computers that "took us to the Moon?" It turns out, they were nothing short of amazing. If you've never had a nerdy bone in your body, feel free to skip this post. But, if you ever laid on your back under... More
Answered By: John - 5/17/2012
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The Apollo 11 mission's computers were less powerful than today's mobile phones! http://www.computerweekly.com/blogs/editors-blog/2009/07/the-apollo-11-missions-compute.html
Answered By: MaX - 5/17/2012
I'm guessing Max is closer to the truth. If we are at 4G, they must have been at 1AAA.
Answered By: Lone Woof - 5/17/2012
Very powerful if it wanted to send signals to and from space. =)
Answered By: Kieron - 5/17/2012
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