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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In Anlehnung an die kultur- und medienhistorischen Arbeiten von Jan Assmann und Christina von Braun, zeigt Hochholdinger-Reiterer, wie die "Differenzierung zwischen sex und gender "in der aufkommenden Schriftkultur des spaten 18.
As the war came to an end, Von Braun and around one hundred of his engineers travelled west to surrender to the advancing Western forces.
V-S Day: A Novel of Alternate History is set in 1941, when Wernher von Braun is ordered by his Fuhrer to abandon the V-2 rocket in favor of constructing a manned orbital spacecraft to attack the U.
Von Braun serves on the boards of several academic journals, as well as on the international advisory boards of a number of research and policy organizations.
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.
Also, IBM announced that its next annual meeting of stockholders will be held on 30 April 2013 at the Von Braun Centre, Huntsville, Alabama.
As Dr Werner Von Braun, director of the Marshall Space Flight Center, assured ECHO readers the following day of man's eventual victory over death, local MPs Eric Heffer and Simon Mahon were preparing to rebel against increased charges for spectacles and false teeth.
The announcement was made on Tuesday at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville.
The second part of Caution's assignment is to apprehend the computer's inventor Professor Von Braun (Howard Vernon), aka Professor Leonard Nosferatu, and either return with him or liquidate him.
Some of its scientists, including Wernher von Braun, later worked for the US space program.
von Braun was a German-born rocket scientist and is considered by many to be the father of the American 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.
This accolade, the one that he himself treasured the most, put him on a pedestal with Ludwig Bolkow, Wernher von Braun and Konrad Zuse.