Computer History Museum Tour, September 01, 2010 The collection spans from the dawn of the computer to the advent of the PC. Here are top highlights from the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA.
ICBM Onboard Computer
Minuteman Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs) of the Cold War Era were guided by this Minuteman I Missile Guidance Computer. Housed inside the rocket itself (thus the round shape), the $234,000 computer controlled the inertial guidance system and diagnostic checks on the rocket system.