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von Braun

Wernher . 1912--77, US rocket engineer, born in Germany, where he designed the V-2 missile used in World War II. In the US he worked on the Apollo project
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Ward, as a reporter for the Huntsville (Alabama) Times and later as a correspondent for national technical and trade publications, covered von Braun's activities from 1957 to his death in 1977.
Von Braun was assigned to work at NASA where he became the director of the Marshall Space Flight Center.
When the monstrous rocket designed by von Braun launched with the Apollo 11 capsule at its summit on Wednesday, July 16 1969, one million people flocked to the beach across from Cape Canaveral to watch.
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.
Von Braun's V2 was the first long-range guided missile.
After the war, he helped to interview key Nazi figures including Wernher von Braun and Goering.
Goddard, and Wernher von Braun all referred to these novels as sources of inspiration in their youth.
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
In his 1806 letter, Beethoven writes a conciliatory request to court theater director Baron Peter von Braun. They had argued over royalties for his only opera, ''Fidelio.'' It is expected to bring $150,000 to $250,000.
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.S.
Joachim von Braun: He is a Director of the Center for Development Research (ZEF) and Professor for Economic and Technological Change at University of Bonn, Germany.
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.