Source Code to Get to the Moon

The Apollo Guidance Computer (Image source: Grabert at German Wikipedia [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons)
Did you know that only about 2MB of code was needed to land on the Moon? In Design News Magazine, Managing Editor Chris Wiltz describes the historic code, which is now available to the public domain via GitHub. It’s a document with unexpected personality, commented out with topical references to the Watts riots and quotes for Shakespeare.

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(Image: The Apollo Guidance Computer. Source: Grabert at German Wikipedia [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons)

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