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“Her Code Got Humans on the Moon – And Invented Software Itself…”

As a working mother in the 1960s, Hamilton was unusual; but as a spaceship programmer, Hamilton was positively radical. Hamilton would bring her daughter Lauren by the lab on weekends and evenings. While 4-year-old Lauren slept on the floor of the office overlooking the Charles River, her mother programmed away, creating routines that would ultimately be added to the Apollo’s command module computer.

Source: Her Code Got Humans on the Moon—And Invented Software Itself | WIRED