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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After meeting the von Braun team, Toftoy suggested to U.
The good news is that from the quotation you have so helpfully provided, Mr Joachim von Braun understands the problems and the issues.
Recent pasta protests in Italy, tortilla rallies in Mexico and onion demonstrations in India are just the start of the social instability, the article quotes von Braun as saying.
Paired with von Braun in responsibility for the Apollo program is President John F.
Wernher von Braun is America's unlikely hero -- unlikely because he helped develop the Nazis' V-2 rocket.
Von Braun and his team also launched America's first astronaut into space, and sent the first men to the moon on the Apollo 13 mission.
While von Braun appears throughout Astro Turf to express the most backward values of the cold war, Lord's real animus is reserved for her father, whom she reveres for his intriguing career as a rocket engineer but resents bitterly for his absence from family life.
His enthusiasm for super bombs led to him, with the German rocket scientist Wernher von Braun, becoming the model for the ``mad'' scientist in Stanley Kubrick's film,Dr Strangelove.
The Wright Brothers were first, of course, and Wernher von Braun, German aviation pioneer and designer of the V-2 rocket, was second.
The organization announced the changes at the American Astronautical Society s (AAS) von Braun Symposium in Huntsville, Ala.
announced today that Tom Sheridan, senior vice president and general manager, was selected to receive the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) von Braun Award for Excellence in Space Program Management for 2015.
His most widely known historical work is on von Braun.
BORN GERONIMO, Apache leader, 1829 TUPAC Shakur, US rapper, 1971 ENOCH Powell, English politician, 1912, above DIED GEORGE Reeves, US actor, 1959 WERNER von Braun, rocket scientist, 1977 LORD Reith, British broadcaster, 1971, above
Moonrocket scientist Wernher Von Braun said: "The sun is one of 100 billion stars in our galaxy.