The Apollo 11 moon landing was about the astronauts, mission control, software and hardware all working together as a seamless integrated system. None of which would have been possible without the contributions of one engineer: Margaret Hamilton. Who was this pioneer? Matt Porter and Margaret Hamilton detail how a woman and her team launched the software that took mankind to the Moon.
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Finally: think about this question and get ready to discuss it next class - Margaret solved a problem where the technology needed didn’t exist. Discuss the importance of innovation and the inclusion of diverse ideas in solving major problems?