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Air Force Honors CableLabs Founder

Cable Television Laboratories founder Richard S. Leghorn was inducted into the Air Force Space and Missile Pioneers Hall of Fame.

Leghorn and five others received the honors “for their significant accomplishments in the advancement of space and missile programs of the Air Force,” CableLabs said.

Leghorn, a retired colonel of the USAF Reserve, led development of early Cold War airborne and space-based reconnaissance systems.

He funded a significant study by RAND that led to the structuring and establishment of CableLabs in 1988.