Unformatted text preview: were sitting; crew had to leave their seats to go down and take sightings. This made it less of a real-time piloting job, and more of a discreet, specialized operation. NASA trusted the pilots to make minimal or no errors; software was designed with this in mind, which was problematic on the occasions when operator errors were made. Analog computers probably made crew feel like they had more direct control, but there were still digital processes going on. [slides showing control systems] Verb-noun computer command syntax Apollo code was literally woven into computer cores....
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- Fall '03
- Analog computer, lanning, Draper Labs, real-time piloting job