Wernher von Braun

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United States rocket engineer (born in Germany where he designed a missile used against England)

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Moonrocket scientist Wernher Von Braun said: "The sun is one of 100 billion stars in our galaxy.
And a few, such as Wernher von Braun, even achieved accolades and honors.
In the late 1940s and early 50s the writings of German rocket pioneer Wernher von Braun (shown above), who first developed liquid fueled rockets as military weapons, spelled out the strategy he would have used to go beyond Earth, Discovery News reported.
Could you please tell me why the German Wernher von Braun and NASA have got such prominent places in your autobiographical piece (Tompkins, 2009b)?
Wernher von Braun born; a German rocket scientist; director of the Marshall Space Flight Centre; helped to develop the Saturn V rocket.
Prisoners at Mittelbau-Dora built the V-l and V-2 missiles, some of them coming into direct contact with Wernher von Braun and Arthur Rudolph, who later became leading engineers in the U.
Some of its scientists, including Wernher von Braun, later worked for the US space program.
Despnes de la guerra, los norteamericanos se llevaron a Wernher von Braun para que construyera el cohete que llevo al hombre a la Luna.
He emphasizes their life stories over their achievements, and arranges profiles chronologically, which feature engineers from Western and Eastern Europe and the US, and include Pierre-Paul Riquet, Thomas Telford, John Rennie, Richard Trevithick, George Stephenson, Charles Babbage, John Ericsson, Gustave Eiffel, Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, Hertha Ayrton, Nikola Tesla, Heinrich Hertz, Wilbur and Orville Wright, Wernher von Braun, and Edith Clarke.
The trajectory chronicled by Prout-Jones in his book mirrors that of other rocket pioneers, such as Herman Oberth, one of the founding fathers of rocketry and astronautics, and Wernher von Braun, father of the V2 rocket and the Saturn V Moon rocket, who also started their activities in the German rocket societies of the 1920s and 1930s.
At the centre of this study is the figure of Wernher von Braun, who became the postwar doyen of space exploration.
Notable members of the Third Reich questioned here include rocket scientist Wernher von Braun, spymaster Reinhard Gehlen, and Heinz Schlicke, inventor of infrared detection.
Kennedy, rocket designer Wernher von Braun, and astronomer Carl Sagan were alive today, we might be on our way to Mars.
Dark Side of the Moon: Wernher von Braun, the Third Reich, and the Space Race