Apollo guidance computer memory

Apollo guidance computer memory

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Caption: Apollo guidance computer memory. This is a test circuit of the read-only memory (ROM) from the Apollo guidance computer (AGC). It is in the form of core rope memory, with doughnut-shaped ferrite 'cores' and wiring, the 'rope'. Up to 64 wires could be passed through a single core. Photographed at the National Air and Space Museum, Dulles, Washington DC, USA.

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