Computers in space: journeys with NASA

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Alpha Books, Mar 1, 1994 - Computers - 197 pages
A gorgeous visual tour of computer technology used in space flight. The book shows how computers contribute to each phase of the preparation and launch of spacecraft. At each relevant point, the historical background of a specific device or technique is explained and compared to the use of computers in earth-based applications.

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Ready for Liftoff Using Computers to Preflight
Automated Launch Processeg for the Space Shuttle
Mission Control Centers

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About the author (1994)

Tomayko has taught software engineering for 28 years and is a Principle Lecturer at the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, aswell as a visiting scientist at the Software Engineering Institute.