Digital Apollo: Human and Machine in Spaceflight
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Digital Apollo: Human and Machine in Spaceflight

by David A. Mindell
     
 

How human pilots and automated systems worked together to achieve the ultimate in flight—the lunar landings of NASA's Apollo program.See more details below

Overview

How human pilots and automated systems worked together to achieve the ultimate in flight—the lunar landings of NASA's Apollo program.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262134972
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
05/31/2008
Series:
Inside Technology Series
Pages:
376
Sales rank:
1,156,767
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

David A. Mindell is Dibner Professor of the History of Engineering and Manufacturing, Professor of Engineering Systems, and Director of the Program in Science, Technology, and Society at MIT. He is the author of Between Human and Machine: Feedback, Control, and Computing before Cybernetics and War, Technology, and Experience aboard the USS Monitor.

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