What Was It Like Orville?

Some Observations on the Early Space Program

by Robert C. Baron

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Mr. Baron joined 3C in 1960 and worked there for a decade before leaving to found Prime Computer. The book devotes a few pages to the general-purpose computer business, but is primarily devoted to 3C's involvement in the Mariner and Ranger space probe programs, for which it built on-board instrumentation. The book appears to be out of print, but multiple copies were available via affiliates of abebooks.com as of this writing. Fulcrum Publishing is Mr. Baron's own company, a legitimate small-press publisher with a respectable catalog.

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