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July 24, 2014 AT 11:31 am

Welcome To The Lab Of An Apollo Computer Anatomist @contourcorsets

Insane Workshop

Welcome To The Lab Of An Apollo Computer Anatomist @ Popular Science.

Fran Blanche’s workshop is more than a place to unwind. It’s home. “I put a bed in my office,” she says. Her fashion business is downstairs; upstairs is a music studio and a laboratory with 30 years’ worth of tools. A private collector recently asked Blanche to study part of his Apollo-eraLaunch Vehicle Digital Computer (LVDC), which NASA designed to fly a Saturn V rocket. “All modern boards would come to emulate it,” Blanche says. “Trouble is, there’s no information about how it was constructed.” 

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  1. Fran Blanche is an amazing person.

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