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July 21, 2014

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9:00 PM | Welcome To The Lab Of An Apollo Computer Anatomist
Blanche in her workshop. Photograph by Ray Lego Fran Blanche’s workshop is more than a place to unwind. It’s home. “I put a bed in my office,” she says. Her fashion business is downstairs; upstairs is a music studio and a laboratory with 30 years’ worth of tools. A private collector recently asked Blanche to study part of his Apollo-era Launch Vehicle Digital Computer (LVDC), which NASA designed to fly a Saturn V rocket. “All modern boards would […]
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