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George Carruthers, Whose Telescopes Explored Space, Dies at 81

23 Jan 2021, 18:14 UTC
George Carruthers, Whose Telescopes Explored Space, Dies at 81
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George Carruthers, center, in 1971. A telescopic device he designed was used on the Apollo 16 mission to produce images of the geocorona, Earth’s outermost atmosphere, as well as stars, nebulae and galaxies.

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