Cape Canaveral & Kennedy Space Center

Photographs by Shaun O'Boyle 2008

 

Flight control room, Launch Complex 5, Air Force Space and Missile museum, Cape Canaveral.

 

Flight control hardware, Space and Missile Museum.

 

Distinguished visitors display, Air Force Space and Missile museum.

 

Flight control hardware, Space and Missile Museum.

 

Burroughs AN/GSQ-33 computer, also known as the Atlas computer, a transistor ground guidance computer used in the Atlas missile program, the computer had an instruction memory area of 2048 words, and a data area of 256 words. This computer was developed in the mid to late 1950's for the air force, and cost about 2 million 1950's dollars.

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