Digital Apollo – Mindell (2008)

Digital Apollo is a excellent sociological and technological study of the uneasy alliance between the astronauts who commanded the Apollo missions, and the computers which actually controlled the spacecraft systems. It traces how pilots, who first resisted the incursion of computers into their domain, gradually and grudgingly accepted the important role the computers played in making spaceflight possible.

My full book review is here: Digital Apollo – Mindell (2008)

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