This early version of the Matrix accommodated two people, both of whom suspected there was something wrong.

Actually, it’s the Univac 1206, developed at Remington-Rand Univac Military Munitions in St. Paul, MN. Says the 1962 cutline: “The 1206 will assist radar stations along the 5,000 mile Atlantic missile range an around the globe in “locking on” and tracking space-borne vehicles. The mechanism, which feature a “real time” data handling system (without loss in transmitting computations) have been installed at Canaveral and Ascencion Island in the Atlantic ocean."

In this picture, taken days after the failed Bay of Pigs invasion, the technician is reinstalling the memory module that contains the Cuban coordinates.