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Luc Schwent

on 13 December 2012

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The GRID Compass 1101 was the first laptop in space. The first laptop ever made by GRID was called GRID Compass 1101 Another image of the of the GRID Compass 1101 Laptop Invention by GRID The first laptop by Grid was made in April 1982. It was called Grid Compass 1101. The computer was designed by Bill Moggridge in 1979. It had The Compass is very high-tech, with its flat-black, die-cast magnesium-alloy case, and bright, sharp electroluminescent display (ELD). No other system packed so much speed and power in as small a case, and none had such a unique and large, easy-to-read screen, allowing full 80x24 text. Originally developed for business executives, GRiDs were also used by the U.S. military 'in the field', and by NASA on the Space Shuttles during the 1980's and 90's. It's even been said that the US President's "nuclear football" at one time included a GRID computer. The rechargeable battery for the built-in clock/calendar can be seen above with the bubble memory. (Bubble memory is a type of memory in which data is stored as a pattern of magnetized regions in a thin layer of magnetic material. It is glued down and soldered in, thus difficult to replace once it goes bad.
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