NASA Ames (Moffet Field) Computation Division?

Nigel Williams nw at
Tue Jul 2 06:55:57 CDT 2019

On 2 Jul 2019, at 1:34 pm, Chuck Guzis via cctalk <cctalk at> wrote:
> Anyone know what hardware was at NASA Ames in the late 70s?  I've got
> some tapes from there and would like to avoid guessing.
Well excitingly it was home to the Illiac IV supercomputer! supported by a Burroughs B6700 and DEC PDP-10, both would have had tape drives. The Illiac IV arrived at NASA Ames in 1975 and was decommissioned in 1982 so it covers your time period.

Are there any annotations on the tape covers?

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