The ACTUAL Computer from the Saturn V Rocket - ft. SmarterEveryDay

  • Published: 16 July 2019
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Comments • 3 842

  • SmarterEveryDay
    SmarterEveryDay  2 months back

    Thanks for coming to Alabama Linus! Dang good job explaining the computer.... especially the power systems and the heat management system. I had honestly never thought about these for the Saturn V. For those asking, I'm currently in Germany on a last minute trip so I didn't get to finish my video yet. Coming soon!

    • JustWasted3HoursHere
      JustWasted3HoursHere  1 months back

      You guys should team up more often. These two videos were both extremely interesting!

    • Norwegian Smores
      Norwegian Smores  1 months back

      @ger traba i do not. and i dont care much for the flat-tards either. good day.

    • Neil Graham
      Neil Graham  1 months back

      Destin is awesome.

    • ger traba
      ger traba  1 months back

      @Norwegian Smores of course U are right , the astros were closer to GOD and saw his divinity while going to moon and they are afraid to say what they saw, hence their beliefs the almighty you do believe in GOD RIGHT?????

    • ger traba
      ger traba  1 months back

      who hooo, been looking on info on this part of the V stack, maybe U should mention it was this unit that kept the APOLLO 12 moon mission on course when a few secs after liftoff in Nov 1969 LIGHTNING STRUCK the rocket and knocked out all systems except this one, kept it going to orbit and complete themission...............

  • Sprink Hole
    Sprink Hole  5 minutes back

    Are those held on with... PEG BOARD?!

    • Isaac James Tea
      Isaac James Tea  2 days back

      But can it run Crysis? Never gets old!

      • Saltiboii
        Saltiboii  5 days back

        can it play doom ?

        • Don Jones
          Don Jones  2 weeks back

          Linux a flat earther XD

          • niel mananquil
            niel mananquil  2 weeks back

            Why you need to say" if you believe in this sort of thing"? are you saying that those solders are made yesterday? could be though and i think that actual parts are not from 60's, theres no even aging signs on those boards ang solders. and copperwire should turn to green that old.

            • Boxzapp
              Boxzapp  2 weeks back

              that's 114.6 KB of memory for the curious.

              • Genusary
                Genusary  2 weeks back

                Subbed from Destin thanks for helpin my boy with his data hoarding problem!

                • Mike O'Quin
                  Mike O'Quin  2 weeks back

                  Used to work on computers with core memory. I loved working with it verses ram. Load your program and run, turn off power, then turn on power and run again not having to reload.

                  • Kengur
                    Kengur  3 weeks back

                    So Saturn V was litteraly SWEATING??

                    • Aubinator
                      Aubinator  3 weeks back

                      I lost it when Linus mentioned, "...It has been that long since humans first walked on the moon, if you believe in that sort of thing...(long pause)... which you should." XD

                      • PKS
                        PKS  3 weeks back

                        Apart from all other stupid times, I think actually this is the right time to ask this question ::

                        But Can It Run Crysis ??

                        • Eddy Yaeji
                          Eddy Yaeji  3 weeks back

                          I wonder how many years will it take to make a quantum smartphone. I know the quantum computer has a massive cooling system. But if we look back in history; A computer that had almost the same power and capacity as a the original PlayStation was the size of your average US middle-school. Just the 2mb of Ram in the original Playstation is 512x more than Apollo's Guidance computer. So will it be 50 years? Or maybe 20?

                          • Nabil Essadiki
                            Nabil Essadiki  4 weeks back

                            Stop fooling people nasa's parrot liar

                            • Zombie Hyperdrive
                              Zombie Hyperdrive  4 weeks back

                              4000 years ago... Let’s build pyramids with a chisel? 4069 years later... Lets put a man on the moon with that! 4119 years later... Did we really build the pyramids? Did we really go to the moon? Did that text go?

                              • Olgert Fantozzy
                                Olgert Fantozzy  1 months back

                                Russian computers of the 60s. For example, Gagarin’s flight was calculated on the Strela computer 1961. Use a page translator.

                                • hex1c
                                  hex1c  1 months back

                                  Alot of tech for something that never went to the moon lol

                                  • Anthony Efx
                                    Anthony Efx  1 months back

                                    I just watched the smarter everyday video and Linus deserves some serious props for the way he listened to Luke first then explain it in this video like he works at the space center. Very impressed

                                    • k re
                                      k re  1 months back

                                      50 years! WOW!! I was 9yrs old when Armstrong stepped on the moon. I watched it on TV and still remember it well.

                                      • Raymond Collins
                                        Raymond Collins  1 months back

                                        I thought it sounded kind of nuts that those batteries were 5,300ah (2:15). Other sources say they're 350ah, that sounds closer to reality. For a little context, a 125lb lead acid truck battery is more like 150ah.

                                        • aaron stone
                                          aaron stone  1 months back

                                          Of all the places to learn how cooling in a vacuum works i learnt it here.......... not sure how i feel about that.......

                                          • metalperslfx
                                            metalperslfx  1 months back

                                            the only thing i hate about ltt videos is the comment section.

                                            • Noodle Boi
                                              Noodle Boi  1 months back

                                              So this is what a big brain duo really looks like.

                                              • Fouren
                                                Fouren  1 months back

                                                Thank you, Linus, for making this video and taking the time to explain most of the things, We are so lucky to live in our generation it's not even funny and we do take is for granted altho not everyone.

                                                • Yawhatnever
                                                  Yawhatnever  1 months back

                                                  12:22 would have been a perfect space shuttle (Endeavour) pun

                                                  • lynchmob72
                                                    lynchmob72  1 months back

                                                    Yes, but how many FPS does it get?

                                                    • Jessica Germain
                                                      Jessica Germain  1 months back

                                                      Hey Linus! I've watched Destin's channels for several years. I don't always understand the scientific info, but I welcome the chance to learn. I'm now 70 yrs old. I watched the moon landing with my mom and her oldest sister! There is a silly aspect to the tale... We went to Aunt She's house in the middle of the night, to watch it on her color TV... It was however, broadcast in black n white! LOL Thanks for your scientific explanation! I'll be watching your channel too. Thanks, Jessica

                                                      • Earl Deuna
                                                        Earl Deuna  1 months back

                                                        A cooling system that dissipates 9000w?!

                                                        • ChuckFromPoland
                                                          ChuckFromPoland  1 months back

                                                          No RGB? meh...

                                                          • Jim's videos
                                                            Jim's videos  1 months back

                                                            The hand-laced wire bundles though <3

                                                            • James Anderson
                                                              James Anderson  1 months back

                                                              Awesome video. Great information well presented. A far cry from the NCIX days. 🙄
                                                              Job well done! Kudos.

                                                              • Team Black
                                                                Team Black  1 months back

                                                                1.1K people don't believe humans have walked on the moon

                                                                • Steve the Bartender
                                                                  Steve the Bartender  1 months back

                                                                  The moon isn't real fight me

                                                                  • ILOVEPIE
                                                                    ILOVEPIE  1 months back

                                                                    Just FYI Spacex runs a custom version of linux on their rockets.

                                                                    • ILOVEPIE
                                                                      ILOVEPIE  1 months back

                                                                      You should check out the Apollo AGC that just got restored, it's really cool.

                                                                      • Huesan
                                                                        Huesan  1 months back

                                                                        Can it run fortnite?

                                                                        • First Last
                                                                          First Last  1 months back

                                                                          Truly astounding.

                                                                          • Gustavo Medrano
                                                                            Gustavo Medrano  1 months back

                                                                            considering the thousands of years humans have been on this planet and knowledge that have been forgotten or destroy (library of Alexandria, the Mayas...) i think we are behind, i just hope 1 day humans stop hating, discriminating each other so we can give a bigger jump forward and even do more huge advances...

                                                                            • Hanz Fox
                                                                              Hanz Fox  4 weeks back

                                                                              Let's be real here, If it wasn't for the white race, this rocket wouldn't have existed. Things like this don't just appear due to tolerant ideology, but people and culture is the machine behind it.

                                                                          • Ruben Vatle
                                                                            Ruben Vatle  1 months back

                                                                            you didnt even try to run a game of fortnite on it, in 4K? No benchmarks?
                                                                            dude did you wast your time thre or what?
                                                                            jk btw :)

                                                                            • Enkhe Bathsaihan
                                                                              Enkhe Bathsaihan  1 months back

                                                                              Let's hit the Cinebench.

                                                                              • CranJo Games
                                                                                CranJo Games  1 months back

                                                                                America really did land in the moon, i believe you because you said it linus, i believe you! i believe you!

                                                                                • Enrique Berrios
                                                                                  Enrique Berrios  1 months back

                                                                                  I happened to come across your channel because of SmarterEveryDay. You just won yourself a new subscriber.

                                                                                  • King
                                                                                    King  1 months back

                                                                                    I would like to meet the chief engineer behind this.... this.... Maybe it was Howard Stark.

                                                                                    • rashaunny
                                                                                      rashaunny  1 months back

                                                                                      Luke Tali is so great wow so much charisma

                                                                                      • Charles Cavatoni
                                                                                        Charles Cavatoni  1 months back

                                                                                        Linus Rocket Tips

                                                                                        • UltraMind
                                                                                          UltraMind  1 months back


                                                                                          • The Indecisive Hobbyist
                                                                                            The Indecisive Hobbyist  1 months back

                                                                                            Just finished reading One Giant Leap by Charles Fishman. It goes into great detail on the design and creation of the Apollo computers and the rope core memory that was used it was great. Also on Audiobook.

                                                                                            • Calvin Giddens
                                                                                              Calvin Giddens  1 months back

                                                                                              Small correction — radiators DO work in space, and are used on most missions. The method of heat transfer you’re referring to, where air flows over the radiator, is actually convection.