Robert Duncan

  • Career Naval officer from 1945 – 1965
  • Chief, Space Program Branch at NASA in the 1960s
  • Developed the guidance and control system for the Apollo spacecraft and the lunar module used in the lunar mission
  • Assistant director of the NASA Electronics Research Center
  • Assistant Secretary of Defense in the 1980s
  • Published author and patent holder
  • Member of the Air Force Scientific Advisory Board, NASA Research Advisory Committee and the Boston Museum of Science
  • Past president, Polaroid Foundation
  • Awarded the Legion of Merit by the Secretary of Defense in 1964
  • Presented the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award from the National Council, Boy Scouts of America
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