Journey to the Moon
The first of its kind, "Journey to the Moon details the history and design of the computer that enabled U.S. astronauts to land on the moon. The book recalls the history of computer technology, both hardware and software, and the applications of digital computing to missile guidance systems and manned spacecraft. The book also offers graphics and photos drawn from the Drap...more
Paperback, 226 pages
Published January 1st 1996 by AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics)
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Being both a space geek and a computer scientist, I found this book utterly fascinating. Some parts are a bit technical, but the majority of the book is written in a way that is accessible to most readers. It doesn't get any geekier than this!