#4143 Overall Influence

Charles Stark Draper

American engineer


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From Wikipedia

Charles Stark "Doc" Draper was an American scientist and engineer, known as the "father of inertial navigation". He was the founder and director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Instrumentation Laboratory, later renamed the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, which made the Apollo Moon landingss possible through the Apollo Guidance Computer it designed for NASA.

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University of Missouri
University of Missouri

Public research university in Columbia, Missouri, USA

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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Stanford University
Stanford University

Private research university located in Stanford, California, United States

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Influence Rankings by Discipline

How’s this person influential?
#130 World Rank #42 USA Rank
#905 World Rank #480 USA Rank
Computer Science
#2724 World Rank #807 USA Rank