Dr. Walter S. McAfee

Dr. Walter S. McAfee worked on the Army Signal Laboratory’s Project Diana.

Degree(s): Math, Physics

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Undergraduate Institution: Wiley College (HBCU)

Graduate Institution: Ohio State University, Cornell University

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Photo Credit: Project Diana: The Men Who Shot the Moon

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Dr. Walter S. McAfee’s work on the Army Signal Laboratory’s Project Diana resulted in the first successful receipt of echoing signals between the Earth and the moon. Dr. McAfee’s contributions were not originally recognized until months after the project completed.

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