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Margaret Hamilton, leader of the team that developed the flight software for NASAs Apollo missions.

with For we here at want to honor the incredibly badass Margaret Hamilton. In 1960 Margaret began working at MIT to develop meteorology software for predicting weather. She also aided in developing software

NASA Apollo Program chief software engineer Margaret Hamilton: The software for the guidance computer was written by a team at the MIT Instrumentation Laboratory (now the Draper Laboratory), headed up by Margaret Hamilton. Here's an amazing picture of her next to the code she and her colleagues wrote for the Apollo 11 guidance computer that made the moon landing possible. (Year??)

Meet Margaret Hamilton, the badass '60s programmer who saved the moon landing

Computer scientist Margaret Hamilton with the printout of the Apollo Guidance Computer software. You don't get people to the Moon without a ton of code, you know.

Margaret Hamilton was the lead software engineer on the team that developed the Apollo flight computer software, and is credited with coining the term "software engineering." As the Apollo 11 Lunar Module tried to land, an error in the flight manual led to an unnecessary radar being left on, overloading the computer. Her robust design allowed it to detect and report overload situations, and to skip lower-priority tasks. The system handled it appropriately and the landing was not aborted.

Margaret Hamilton (scientist) - during her time as lead Apollo flight software designer

Margaret Hamilton recibiendo la Medalla de la Libertad de manos del Presidente Barack Obama.

Quién es Margaret Hamilton, la ingeniera pionera de las misiones Apolo a la Luna que premió Barack Obama

Margaret Hamilton recibiendo la Medalla de la Libertad de manos del Presidente Barack Obama.

Margaret Hamilton: “La primera ingeniera de software”

Margaret Hamilton: Her Code Got Humans on the Moon, And Invented Software Itself

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President Obama awarded his last Presidential Medal of Freedom — the highest US honor given to a civilian — in a packed ceremony on Tuesday, according to The New York Times. Margaret Hamilton, the...

Apollo software engineer Margaret Hamilton receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

President Obama awarded his last Presidential Medal of Freedom — the highest US honor given to a civilian — in a packed ceremony on Tuesday, according to The New York Times. Margaret Hamilton, the...

It's crazy that we know all about the first man to land on the moon but no one mentioned her. - 9GAG

It's crazy that we know all about the first man to land on the moon but no one mentioned her.

55 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever - Margaret Hamilton, lead software engineer of the Apollo Project, stands next to the code she wrote by hand and that was used to take humanity to the moon.

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Marie Curie, física y química polaca, ganadora 2 veces del premio Nobel

Marie Curie - Polish Physicist and Chemist Famous for Work on Radioactivity; Twice a Winner of The Nobel Prize - plus many more women making a difference

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