Survey of Saturn/Apollo Checkout Automation, Spring, 1965

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by L. T. Mast, V. Mayper, C. Pilnick

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The second of a two-part study of the status of automation in the Apollo/Saturn checkout programs. It describes the prime system and test sequences for each part of the systems. It examines organization, communication flow, system analysis, standardization, and man-machine relationships for their effects upon the efficiency with which automation can be integrated into the checkout process. Appended are descriptions of the hardware and the software in each checkout system. (See also RM-4784.)

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