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Edward G. Schwarm
Birth: Oct. 16, 1922, USA
Death: May 20, 2005, USA

NASA Electrical Engineer, Innovator. He was working at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Instrumentation Laboratory, now Draper Labs, when the school teamed with NASA on the Apollo missions. Formerly chief designer of the DC-8 aircraft flight simulator, he headed design for the Apollo Space Program's self-contained guidance systems for the command and lunar landing modules. As electrical engineer his work on the Apollo space program helped NASA land the Apollo 11 mission, the first man on the moon in 1969 and he developed the technology that helped safely return the ill-fated Apollo 13 astronauts to Earth in 1970. In his electronics engineer career, he was also an accomplished inventor who holds 11 international patents in aviation and electronic power systems. He developed technology not only for aircraft but also for boats and high-speed trains. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 

Cause of death: Cancer
 
Burial:
Mosswood Cemetery
Cotuit
Barnstable County
Massachusetts, USA
 
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Jun 07, 2005
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