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AGC - Recommended research entry points

Recommended Research Entry Points

This section provides lists of recommended readings for those interested in further research on the AGC and related topics.

General secondary reading. This is a list of general works about computing and spaceflight, designed to give the researcher a sense of the varied contexts within the AGC fell.

AGC introductory materials

The Cold War Context: Engineering the Military-Industrial-Academic Complex

New Technological Paths: Integrated Circuits and Real-Time Digital Control Computers

Discipline and Control: Manufacturing a Reliable Machine


AGC Introductory Materials

The Cold War Context: Engineering the Military-Industrial-Academic Complex

  • Charles S. Draper, "Role of Engineering in Space Exploration," [1961], available in Charles Stark Draper Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC, Box 26, Folder 6.

New Technological Paths: Integrated Circuits and Real-Time Digital Control Computers

Discipline and Control: Manufacturing a Reliable Machine


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