Massively Parallel Processor (MPP) Documentation

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0017
Creators:
Goodyear Aerospace Corporation
Dates:
bulk 1978-1986
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.8 Cubic Feet
(5 letter boxes)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of two cubic feet of documentation (from 1978-1986) on the Massively Parallel Processor (MPP), including the following: Goodyear Aerospace Corporation reports, internal memorandums, project notes, correspondence, diagrams, a handwritten manuscript of a MPP manual, and progress reports.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The Massively Parallel Processor (MPP) is the 16,384-processor computer developed by Goodyear Aerospace for 1983 installation at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Earth and Space Data Computing Division (ESDCD) at the Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC). The MPP pioneered the linking together of a collection of computers to accomplish large tasks quickly via network. The MPP was retired from service with GSFC in 1991 and was donated to the National Air and Space Museum in 1995.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Carl Mickelson, Gift, Year received

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access.
Preferred Citation
Massively Parallel Processor (MPP) Documentation, Accession number 2006-0017, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Conditions Governing Use
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

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Repository Contact
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