Today in Tech History – December 15, 2016

Today in Tech History logo1953 – Dudley Buck entered the idea for the Cryotron into his MIT notebook. The cryotron is a four-terminal superconductive computer component.

1965 – Gemini 6A, crewed by Wally Schirra and Thomas Stafford launched from Cape Kennedy, Florida. Four orbits later, it achieved the first space rendezvous, with Gemini 7.

1994 – Netscape shipped version 1.0 of the Netscape Navigator Web browser.

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