Keyboard, Display (DSKY), Apollo Guidance Computer
- Raytheon Corp.
- The Display Keyboard (DSKY), designed by the Raytheon Corporation, was the method by which Apollo astronauts communicated with the computers on board the Apollo Command and Lunar Modules. The interface consisted of a simple numerical keyboard, a row of status lights, and a set of lighted numerical indicators. Astronauts instructed the computer by keying in numerical codes in a "verb - noun" sequence; e.g. "display velocity."
- This specimen is an unflown item used for thermal testing. It shows evidence of having been subject to flames or high temperatures.
- Transferred from NASA to the Museum in 1972.
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- Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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- Usage conditions apply
- Case: metal. Buttons and display: plastic. Display: glass
- 3-D: 20.3 x 21 x 17.8cm (8 x 8 1/4 x 7 in.)
- Country of Origin
- United States of America
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- Not determined
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