source code available for Apollo Guidance Computer
nigel.d.williams at gmail.com
Mon Jul 20 19:51:03 CDT 2009
blog entry with announcement:
Example of subroutines to lift-off LM from the moon:
# Filename: BURN_BABY_BURN--MASTER_IGNITION_ROUTINE.s
and it contains interesting French phrases; anyone care to suggest its
meaning in this context?
# THE MASTER IGNITION ROUTINE WAS CONCEIVED AND EXECUTED, AND (NOTA
BENE) IS MAINTAINED BY ADLER AND EYLES.
# HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE
And as expected storage is at a premium, see this comment:
# MOD NO. -- 0 TO COMPLETELY REWRITE THE DOWN TELEMETRY PROGRAM AND
DOWNLINK ERASABLE DUMP PROGRAM FOR THE
# PURPOSE OF SAVING APPROXIMATELY 150 WORDS OF CORE STORAGE.
# This source code has been transcribed or otherwise adapted from digitized
# images of a hardcopy from the MIT Museum. The digitization was performed
# by Paul Fjeld, and arranged for by Deborah Douglas of the Museum. Many
# thanks to both.
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