Digital Apollo: human and machine in spaceflight

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

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table_of_contents Human and machine in the race to the moon -- Chauffeurs and airmen in the age of systems -- Flying reentry: the X-15 -- Airmen in space -- "Braincase on the tip of a firecracker": Apollo guidance -- Reliability or Repair? The Apollo computer -- Programs and people -- Designing a landing -- "Pregnant with alarm": Apollo 11 -- Five more hands on -- Human, machine, and the future of spaceflight.
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