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THEN AND NOW THE HISTORY OF THE INTERNET AND WORLD WIDE WEB By: Ethan 1963-1965
SYNCOM - 1963 What: Syncom was the first geosynchronous communication satellite launched Who: Was made by NASA Where: Assembled in the Hughes Aircraft Company’s facility in Culver City, California Total payload is 55 pounds When: Was created in 1963 Why: It was launched as an experimental satellite and was used to pave the way for many, larger satellites in the 1980’s How: It was a 55 pound satellite that was launched from a Delta B #20 launch vehicle from Cape Canaveral.Delta B
ASCII - 1963 Who: A joint industry-government committee What: ASCII (American Standard Code for Information Interchange) When: 1963 Where: United States Why: To create a computer that had letters and numbers, also a computer that you could send messages to and from How: By putting 7-bit binary integers underneath each letter and number on the key-board
SECURE PACKET SWITCHING NETWORKS - 1964 Who: MIT, RAND Corporation, and the National Physical Laboratory in Great Britain What: It was a race between countries for the first secure packet switching network. The U.S won. When: 1964 Where: All over the globe Why: It allowed a person to send a small packets (small units of data) based on the destination address within each packet. How: They built a network that could transmit packets to a persons intended destination.
PDP-8 - 1965 What: PDP-8 was the first commercially successful minicomputer It sold for $18,000 Who: The Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) created the PDP-8 When: It was created in 1965 Why: Its purpose was to be small enough to fit at a desk, and cheep enough so everybody could have one Where: It was created at DEC How: By programming special codes that were much smaller than most computers back then so it could fit on a table
THE FIRST WIDE-AREA NETWORK CONNECTION - 1965 Who: Larry Roberts and Thomas Marill What: The first wide-area network connection When: 1965 Where: Santa Monica is where they connected it Why: To come up with a network that could reach multiple buildings or sights in the area (like hospitals) How: By connecting TX-2 at MIT to the Q-32 in Santa Monica