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The AP-101 is the computer used in the U.S. space shuttle. When it was designed, it was a high-performance pipelined processor with core memory. In 2003, its specifications are exceeded by many microprocessors. It is primarily programmed in JOVIAL.

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The new AP101S General-Purpose Computer (GPC) for the Space Shuttle, Norman, P. Glenn (IBM Corp.), IEEE Proceedings, Volume 75, Page 308-319, Mar 01, 1987

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