Recreating the Apollo 11 Computer Chip

The Apollo Guidance Computer used silicon chips; each chip contained a pair of 3 input NOR gates. In this proposal, we will try to build this device at RIT Semiconductor and Microsystems Fabrication Facility to recreate the history where the chip industry actually started.

IC Chip in Apollo Guidance Computer used by Apollo 11


Santosh Kurinec

Students: Karl McNulty; Matt Seitz

Microelectronic Engineering Student Association; IEEE

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