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In 1963, [Richard Egan] was a member of a team developing memory systems for NASA's Project Apollo at the Draper Laboratory. His work helped in the development of the Guidance Computer for real-time control of Apollo's operations. US astronauts traveled to the Moon in the Apollo space craft.
The complete obituary can be viewed at The Register.

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Colorful opening paragraph in his obit...

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