Milestones: Aug. 10, 1987

DIED. Charles Stark Draper, 85, aeronautical engineer whose inertial- navigation system aided Apollo astronauts on their historic 1969 journey to the moon; of pneumonia; in Cambridge, Mass. An aeronautics and astronautics professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the Missouri-born Draper was one of 15 scientists named TIME's Men of the Year for 1960.


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