"Apollo was a major software project. Astronauts used the Apollo Guidance Computer, placed in both the command module & the lunar module, for navigation assistance & to control the spacecraft, & someone needed to program it. The software for the guidance computer was written by a team at the MIT Instrumentation Laboratory, headed up by Margaret Hamilton. Here's a picture of her next to the code she and her colleagues wrote for the Apollo 11 guidance computer that made the moon landing…

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

Margaret Hamilton (scientist) - Wikipedia She was crustal to the in fight and navigation of the Apollo 11 mission.

Margaret Hamilton wasn’t supposed to invent the modern concept of software and land men on the moon.

Her Code Got Humans on the Moon—And Invented Software Itself

Margaret Hamilton (scientist) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Margaret Hamilton (born is a computer scientist and mathematician. She was Director of the Software Engineering Division of t.