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  The lost NASA tapes by Bill Degnan - 07/01/2009 21:51
This is an article that illustrates the importance of preserving the skills needed to preserve ancient data from being lost.

From Computerworld online:
The lost NASA tapes: Restoring lunar images after 40 years in the vault
A Mac Pro and 40-year-old tape drives are helping restore the original Lunar Orbiter tapes

http://www.computerworld...onomyId=12&pageNumber=1

Here are some pictures from an actual Apollo lander computer, courtesy Frank O'Brien from VCF East 3 2006.

Apollo Guidence Modules

Apollo Guidence Module Closeup 1

Apollo Guidence Module Closeup 2

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