The Code that took Astronauts to the Moon is full of Comedy and Heroism

MIT’s brightest engineers didn’t lose their sense of humor when taking us to the moon

David Goudet
Geek Culture
Published in
6 min readFeb 10, 2022

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No astronaut launches for space with their fingers crossed.

Chris Hadfield.

I’m pretty sure Chris Hadfield didn’t read the code in the space computers before saying that.

This is part of the code that controlled the Apollo Guidance Computer:

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David Goudet
Geek Culture

Senior Software Engineer from Venezuela living in Madrid. Top Writer in AI and Technology. Singularity University/US Dept of State alumni.