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George Robert Carruthers
|Died||December 26, 2020(aged 81)|
|Known for||Invention of the ultraviolet camera/spectrograph|
|Awards||Arthur S. Flemming Award (Washington Jaycees), 1970|
George Robert Carruthers (October 1, 1939 – December 26, 2020) was an American inventor, physicist, engineer and space scientist. He helped create the ultraviolet camera/spectrograph for NASA and they used it on Apollo 16 in 1972. He designed it so astronauts could use it on the lunar surface.
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