Archibald Low

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Birthday
17, 1888
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Sep 13, 1956 (67)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
17, 1888
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Sep 13, 1956 (67)

About

British engineer, inventor, and noted author who contributed to the development of torpedoes and rockets.

Before Fame

He came up with the idea of television--he called it TeleVista--but dropped work on it when WWI flared up.

Trivia

He had a lot of interest in every area of science, but lacked the follow-through to develop most of them.

Family Life

Visiting the workshop of his engineer father influenced young his career choice.

Associated With

He was inducted into the International Space Hall of Fame, which also claims astronaut Neil Armstrong as a member.

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