Meet Margaret Hamilton, the badass '60s programmer who saved the moon landing
"Apollo was a major software project. Astronauts used the Apollo Guidance Computer, placed in both the command module & the lunar module, for navigation assistance & to control the spacecraft, & someone needed to program it. The software for the guidance computer was written by a team at the MIT Instrumentation Laboratory, headed up by Margaret Hamilton. Here's a picture of her next to the code she and her colleagues wrote for the Apollo 11 guidance computer that made the moon landing…
The Wicked Witch of the West (played by Margaret Hamilton, reprising her role from the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz) flies over Sesame Street and loses her broom.
Margaret Hamilton 1989 - Margaret Hamilton (scientist) - NASA computer pioneer
Margaret Hamilton (best known for her role as the Wicked Witch of the West in The Wizard of Oz).
The Wizard of Oz. Here's Margaret Hamilton in later years posing in front of a photo from The Wizard of Oz. She played Miss Gulch and The Wicked Witch of the West.
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Margaret Brainard Hamilton (December 9, 1902 – May 16, 1985) was an American film actress best known for her portrayal of Kansas curmudgeon Miss Almira Gulch and the Wicked Witch of the West in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's 1939 film The Wizard of Oz. A former schoolteacher, she worked as a character actor in films for seven years before she was offered the role that defined her public image.
Margaret Hamilton, aka The Wicked Witch of the West from the Wizard of Oz.
Margaret Hamilton as the Wicked Witch of the West. This character scarred me for LIFE!
Margaret Hamilton << I adore this lady, while other kids were terrified of her in the Wizard of Oz, she made me laugh, she looked like she was having an awful lot of fun playing the witch. Heheh.
The Wizard Of OZ / The bad witch Margaret Hamilton Actress Born: December 9, 1902, Cleveland, OH Died: May 16, 1985, Salisbury, CT Movies and TV shows: The Wizard of Oz, 13 Ghosts, …