Air Traffic Control radar
"Along with 30 similar stations, they were manned by the controllers responsible for flights in and out of London Heathrow--the busiest international airport in the world," according to the museum.
"Two PDP11 computers control each desk...One is responsible for processing radar data and the other for controlling the display."
Deployed in the 1970s, it was amazingly only retired in 2008.
July 4, 2011 4:00 AM PDT
Photo by: Daniel Terdiman/CNET
| Caption by: Daniel Terdiman
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