George Carruthers was the Black man who created the camera used by astronauts on the first ever voyage to the moon.
Carruthers was born in Cincinatti, Ohio but received a bachelor degree in Aeronautical Engineering, masters in Nuclear Engineering and a doctorate in Aeronautical Engineering at the University of Illinois.
Dr. Carruthers camera was used in the first voyage to the moon mission known as the, Apollo 16 Mission in 1972.
Dr. Carruthers camera was stationed on the moon and used in research thereof. Dr. Carruther’s camera was the first of its kind; A camera that was an, “ Image Converter For Detecting Electromagnetic Radiation Especially In Short Wave Lengths.”
Dr. Carruther received a patent for his work in developing the first, “Far-Ultraviolet Camera and Spectrograph.” His patent (no. 3478216) can be reviewed and researched within the United States Patent and Trademark Office online database located at the following web address: http://patft.uspto.gov/netahtml/PTO/srchnum.htm
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