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Old 09-16-2008, 02:48 PM   #1
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Via the website Modern Mechanix, a short mention of the NASA Apollo program's solution for making thousands of documents available to astronauts at the flip of a switch.

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Old 09-16-2008, 03:35 PM   #2
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Feb, 1965 Popular Science
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Old 09-16-2008, 03:46 PM   #3
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I have used microfiche readers. It is not the most pleasant experience, particularly with a small screen having to mechanically scan around a page. The bright light is not pleasant to read under.

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Old 09-16-2008, 04:36 PM   #5
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