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Östergatan, Uddevalla 1928

Östergatan, Uddevalla 1928

Östergatan, Uddevalla. Kvarter von Braun.

Wernher von Braun. Herman Oberth's Kegelduese liquid rocket engine being certified.

Wernher von Braun. Herman Oberth's Kegelduese liquid rocket engine bei...

Dr. von Braun was among a famous group of rocket experimenters in Germany in the 1930s. This photograph is believed to be made on the occasion of Herman Oberth's Kegelduese liquid rocket engine being certified ... More

Early Rockets - Aggregate-4 (A-4) illustrates the dimensions and internal workings of the rocket. Later renamed the V-2

Early Rockets - Aggregate-4 (A-4) illustrates the dimensions and inter...

This German cutaway drawing of the Aggregate-4 (A-4) illustrates the dimensions and internal workings of the rocket. Later renamed the V-2, the rocket was developed by Dr. Wernher von Braun and the German Rocke... More

Early Rockets - V-2 rocket emerges from its camouflaged shelter

Early Rockets - V-2 rocket emerges from its camouflaged shelter

In this undated file photo, probably from World War II, a V-2 rocket emerges from its camouflaged shelter. The team of German engineers and scientists who developed the V-2 came to the United States after World... More

Early Rockets - A-4 (Aggregate-4) rocket. Later renamed the V-2 (Vengeance Weapon-2).

Early Rockets - A-4 (Aggregate-4) rocket. Later renamed the V-2 (Venge...

The cutaway drawing of the A-4 (Aggregate-4) rocket. Later renamed the V-2 (Vengeance Weapon-2), The rocket was developed by Dr. Wernher von Braun and the German rocket team at Peenemuende, Germany on the Balti... More

Early Rockets  A-4 (Aggregate-4). Later renamed the V-2 (Vengeance Weapon-2)

Early Rockets A-4 (Aggregate-4). Later renamed the V-2 (Vengeance Wea...

This drawing illustrates the vital dimensions of the A-4 (Aggregate-4). Later renamed the V-2 (Vengeance Weapon-2), the rocket was developed by Dr. Wernher von Braun and the German rocket team at Peenemuende, G... More

Early Rockets: German technicians wire vehicles for mobile V-2 batteries

Early Rockets: German technicians wire vehicles for mobile V-2 batteri...

In this photograph from the fall of 1943, German technicians wire vehicles for mobile V-2 batteries in an abandoned railroad turnel in the Rhineland. The team of German engineers and scientists who developed th... More

Early Rockets: German technicians stack the various stages of the V-2 rocket

Early Rockets: German technicians stack the various stages of the V-2 ...

German technicians stack the various stages of the V-2 rocket in this undated photograph. The team of German engineers and scientists who developed the V-2 came to the United States at the end of World War II a... More

Origin of Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)

Origin of Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)

The German Rocket Team, also known as the Von Braun Rocket Team, poses for a group photograph at Fort Bliss, Texas. After World War II ended in 1945, Dr. Wernher von Braun led some 120 of his Peenemuende Collea... More

Wernher von Braun, NASA history collection

Wernher von Braun, NASA history collection

Dr. Wernher von Braun surrenders to U.S. Army Counterintelligence persornel of the 44th Infantry Division in Ruette, Bavaria on May 2, 1945. Left to right are Charles Stewart, CIC agent; Dr. Herbert Axster; Die... More

Early Rockets: V-2 rocket takes flight at White Sands, New Mexico, in 1946.

Early Rockets: V-2 rocket takes flight at White Sands, New Mexico, in ...

A V-2 rocket takes flight at White Sands, New Mexico, in 1946. The German engineers and scientists who developed the V-2 came to the United States at the end of World War II and continued rocket testing under t... More

Early Rockets V2 static test

Early Rockets V2 static test

A V-2 rocket is hoisted into a static test facility at White Sands, New Mexico. The German engineers and scientists who developed the V-2 came to the United States at the end of World War II and continued rocke... More

Wernher von Braun, NASA history collection

Wernher von Braun, NASA history collection

Dr. von Braun is looking out from a 10th floor window of building 4200 at the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC). He was the first Center Director and served as the Director from July 1960 through February 197... More

Wernher von Braun, NASA history collection

Wernher von Braun, NASA history collection

Dr. von Braun stands beside a model of the upper stage (Earth-returnable stage) of the three-stage launch vehicle built for the series of the motion picture productions of space flight produced by Walt Disney i... More

Saturn Apollo Program, NASA history collection

Saturn Apollo Program, NASA history collection

This historical photograph is of the Apollo Space Program Leaders. An inscription appears at the top of the image that states, “Our deep appreciation for your outstanding contribution to the success of Apollo ... More

Origin of Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)

Origin of Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)

Five pioneers pose with scale models of their missiles they created in the 1950s. From left to right: Dr. Ernst Stuhlinger, a member of the original German rocket team who directed the Research Projects Office,... More

Space Station, America Space Program

Space Station, America Space Program

This is a von Braun 1952 space station concept. In a 1952 series of articles written in Collier's, Dr. Wernher von Braun, then Technical Director of the Army Ordnance Guided Missiles Development Group at Redsto... More

The first Redstone was fired at Cape Canaveral, Florida on August 20, 1953. Redstone was the first major rocket development program for United States by the Peenemuende group led by Dr. Wernher von Braun. The Redstone launch photographed here, from November 17, 1954, was the fifth launch of a Redstone rocket. n/a

The first Redstone was fired at Cape Canaveral, Florida on August 20, ...

The first Redstone was fired at Cape Canaveral, Florida on August 20, 1953. Redstone was the first major rocket development program for United States by the Peenemuende group led by Dr. Wernher von Braun. The R... More

NASA Early Rockets, Army ballistic missile agency

NASA Early Rockets, Army ballistic missile agency

U.S. Army Redstone Rocket: The Redstone ballistic missile was a high-accuracy, liquid-propelled, surface-to-surface missile developed by the Army Ballistic Missile Agency, Redstone Arsenal, in Huntsville, Alaba... More

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Marshall Center Director Dr. Wernher Von Braun is pictured with Walt Disney during a visit to the Marshall Space Flight Center in 1954. In the 1950s, Dr. Von Braun while working in California on the Saturn proj... More

Walt Disney and Dr. Wernher von Braun

Walt Disney and Dr. Wernher von Braun

Description: (1954) Walt Disney visited Dr. Werhner von Braun, then Chief, Guided Missile Development Operation Division at Army Ballistic Missile Agency (ABMA) in Redstone Arsenal, Alabama in 1954. In the 1950... More

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Dr. Wernher von Braun (center), then Chief of the Guided Missile Development Division at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, discusses a "bottle suit" model with Dr. Heinz Haber (left), an expert on aviation medicine, a... More

Officials of the Army Ballistic Missile Agency

Officials of the Army Ballistic Missile Agency

(1956) Hermann Oberth (forefront) with officials of the Army Ballistic Missile Agency at Huntsville, Alabama in 1956. Left to right around Oberth: 1) Dr. Ernst Stuhlinger (seated). 2) Major General H.N. Toftoy,... More

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Dr. von Braun and Dr. Ernst Stuhlinger at the Observatory of the Rocket City Astronomical Association in 1956.

NASA Early Rockets, Army ballistic missile agency

NASA Early Rockets, Army ballistic missile agency

The Army Ballistic Missile Agency incorporated the von Braun team in key positions with Dr. von Braun as a head of the Development Operations Division. On October 4, 1957, the Nation was shocked when the Russia... More

Wernher von Braun in Huntsville, AL

Wernher von Braun in Huntsville, AL

This snapshot, dated November 1957, shows Dr. von Braun in downtown Huntsville, Alabama.

Orbital Trajectories Presentation, America Space Program

Orbital Trajectories Presentation, America Space Program

On June 28, 1958, Charles Lundquist (right) gave a presentation on orbital trajectories at the Army Ballestic Missile Agency in Huntsville, Alabama to Hermann Oberth (left) and Wernher Von Braun (center). Von B... More

Origin of Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) - Wernher von Braun

Origin of Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) - Wernher von Braun

(From left to right) Karl L. Heimburg, Director of the Test Laboratory; Dr. Wernher von Braun, Director of the Development Operation Division; and Major General John B. Medaris with the model of S-1B Test Stand... More

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Director Dr. James Pickering, Dr. James van Allen of the State University of Iowa, and Army Ballistic missionile Agency Technical Director Dr. Wernher von Braun triumphantly display a ... More

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Dr. von Braun inside the blockhouse during the launch of the Jupiter C/Explorer III in March 1958.

Redstone missile No. 1002 on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral, Florida

Redstone missile No. 1002 on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral, Florida

Redstone missile No. 1002 on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral, Florida, on May 16, 1958. The Redstone ballistic missile was a high-accuracy, liquid-propelled, surface-to-surface missile developed by the Army Ba... More

NASA Wernher von Braun, Army ballistic missile agency

NASA Wernher von Braun, Army ballistic missile agency

Professor Hermann Oberth and Dr. von Braun are briefed on satellite orbits by Dr. Charles A. Lundquist at Army Ballistic Missile Agency, Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Alabama.

NASA Wernher von Braun, Army ballistic missile agency

NASA Wernher von Braun, Army ballistic missile agency

Five of the seven original astronauts are seen with Dr. von Braun inspecting the Mercury-Redstone hardware in the Fabrication Laboratory of Army Ballistic Missile Agency (ABMA) in 1959. Left to right: Astronaut... More

NASA Wernher von Braun, Army ballistic missile agency

NASA Wernher von Braun, Army ballistic missile agency

Marshall Space Flight Center Director Wernher von Braun presents General J.B. Medaris with a new golf bag. General Medaris, (left) was a Commander of the Army Ballistic Missile Agency (ABMA) in Redstone Arsenal... More

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

In this picture, Dr. Wernher von Braun, who was serving as Director of the Army Ballistic Missile Agency's (ABMA) Development Operations Division, is shown posed with his Mercedes 220SE automobile in front of R... More

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

This photograph of Dr. von Braun, shown here to the left of General Bruce Medaris, was taken in the fall of 1959, immediately prior to Medaris' retirement from the Army. At the time, von Braun and his associate... More

Mercury Project, America Space Program

Mercury Project, America Space Program

Dr. Wernher von Braun, Director of the Army Ballistic Missile Agency's (ABMA) Development Operations Division, poses with the original Mercury astronauts in ABMA's Fabrication Laboratory during a 1959 visit. In... More

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

In this 1959 photo, taken at Cape Canaveral, Florida, Dr. von Braun (2nd from left) Director of the U.S. Army Ballistic Missile Agency's (ABMA) Development Operations Division, is shown conferring with Air Forc... More

NASA Wernher von Braun, Army ballistic missile agency

NASA Wernher von Braun, Army ballistic missile agency

Marshall Space Flight Center Director Wernher von Braun presents General J.B. Medaris with a new golf bag. General Medaris, (left) was a Commander of the Army Ballistic Missile Agency (ABMA) in Redstone Arsenal... More

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

In this photo, Dr. Wernher von Braun, Director of the U.S. Army Ballistic Missile Agency's (ABMA) Development Operations Division, is shown briefing the seven original Mercury astronauts in ABMA's Fabrication L... More

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Dr. von Braun received a federal civilian service award from President Dwight Eisenhower on January 21, 1959.

NASA Wernher von Braun, Army ballistic missile agency

NASA Wernher von Braun, Army ballistic missile agency

In this photo, (left to right) Army Ballistic Missile Agency (ABMA) Missile Firing Laboratory Chief Dr. Kurt Debus, Director of the ABMA Development Operations Division, Dr. von Braun and an unidentified indivi... More

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

In this photo, Director of the U.S. Army Ballistic Missile Agency's (ABMA) Development Operations Division, Dr. Wernher von Braun, and Director of Missile Firing Division, Dr. Kurt Debus, are shown with unident... More

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Dr. von Braun on the telephone prior to the launch of the Pioneer IV, March 1, 1959.

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Dr. von Braun at the launch control room during the Pioneer IV launch, March 3, 1959.

NASA Wernher von Braun, Army ballistic missile agency

NASA Wernher von Braun, Army ballistic missile agency

Dr. von Braun, Director of the Development Operations Divisons, and Dr. Debus, Director of the Missile Firing Laboratory; Army Ballistic Missile Agency (ABMA), in the blockhouse during the launch of the Pioneer... More

NASA Wernher von Braun, Army ballistic missile agency

NASA Wernher von Braun, Army ballistic missile agency

This photograph shows Dr. von Braun, second from the left, in the blockhouse at the Florida launch facilities on March 3, 1959. He and others gathered for the launch of the Pioneer IV satellite. On the left of ... More

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Dr. Wernher von Braun, Director of the U.S. Army Ballistic Missile Agency's (ABMA) Development Operations Division, talks to Huntsville Mayor R. B. "Speck" Searcy, center, and Army Ordnance Missile Command (ARM... More

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Dr. Wernher von Braun, Director of the U.S. Army Ballistic Missile Agency's (ABMA) Development Operations Division, rides with his two daughters, Margrit and Iris, in a parade in downtown Huntsville, Alabama, M... More

Origin of Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)

Origin of Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)

In this picture, negotiations are under way between officials of the Army Ballistic Missile Agency (ABMA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on August 11, 1959. Seated at the table wit... More

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

A pioneer of America's space program, Dr. von Braun stands by the five F-1 engines of the Saturn V launch vehicle. This Saturn V vehicle is an actual test vehicle which has been displayed at the U.S. Space Rock... More

Wernher von Braun during a visit to McDonnell Aircraft to inspect Mercury spacecraft manufacturing

Wernher von Braun during a visit to McDonnell Aircraft to inspect Merc...

In this undated photograph, Dr. von Braun is shown during a visit to McDonnell Aircraft to inspect Mercury spacecraft manufacturing.

Wernher von Braun at the Douglas Aircraft Company's Missile Space Systems Division

Wernher von Braun at the Douglas Aircraft Company's Missile Space Syst...

This photograph is believed to have been taken in the early 1960s and shows Dr. von Braun at the Douglas Aircraft Company's Missile Space Systems Division in Sacramento, California.

Wernher von Braun views a demonstration of a simulated spacecraft

Wernher von Braun views a demonstration of a simulated spacecraft

Edward O. Buckbee, the first Director of the Alabama Space Science Center (left), and Dr. Wernher von Braun (right) view a demonstration of a simulated spacecraft which uses an actual hybrid rocket engine for l... More

Wernher von Braun in the launch control facilities at the Kennedy Space Center

Wernher von Braun in the launch control facilities at the Kennedy Spac...

This photograph is not dated. It was probably taken in the late 1960s. Dr. von Braun appears to be in the launch control facilities at the Kennedy Space Center.

Wernher von Braun conducting a tour briefing for a group of visitors

Wernher von Braun conducting a tour briefing for a group of visitors

This updated photograph shows Dr. von Braun conducting a tour briefing for a group of visitors to the Marshall Space Flight Center. The photograph was probably taken in the early 1960s.

Wernher von Braun looks at a model of the Saturn I launch complex

Wernher von Braun looks at a model of the Saturn I launch complex

Dr. von Braun and Don Ostrander, head of the Launch Vehicle Program of the NASA Headquarters look at a model of the Saturn I launch complex 34.

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Dr. Wernher von Braun served as Marshall Space Flight Center's first director from July 1, 1960 until January 27, 1970, when he was appointed NASA Deputy Associate Administrator for Plarning. Following World Wa... More

Wernher von Braun viewing a parade with Major General John Barclay

Wernher von Braun viewing a parade with Major General John Barclay

This photograph was taken about 1960 and shows Dr. von Braun viewing a parade with Major General John Barclay.

Wernher von Braun in the Army Ballistic Missile Agency (ABMA)

Wernher von Braun in the Army Ballistic Missile Agency (ABMA)

This photograph was taken in 1960 and shows Dr. von Braun, left, and Secretary of the Army, Wilbur Brucker in the Army Ballistic Missile Agency (ABMA) Fabrication Laboratory.

Wernher von Braun at his desk with moon lander in background

Wernher von Braun at his desk with moon lander in background

Photo of Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) Director Dr. Wernher von Braun at his desk with moon lander in background and rocket models on his desk. Dr. von Braun served as Marshall's first director from 1960 ... More

Wernher von Braun with a young boy looking at a space-related exhibit

Wernher von Braun with a young boy looking at a space-related exhibit

Dr. von Braun always promoted an increased emphasis on education in American culture. He is shown in this photograph with a young boy looking at a space-related exhibit.

Wernher von Braun standing before a display of Army missiles celebrating ABMA's Fourth Open House

Wernher von Braun standing before a display of Army missiles celebrati...

In this photo, Director of the US Army Ballistic Missile Agency (ABMA) Development Operations Division, Dr. Wernher von Braun, is standing before a display of Army missiles celebrating ABMA's Fourth Open House.... More

Wernher von Braun with a correspondent for CBS News

Wernher von Braun with a correspondent for CBS News

This is a photograph, probably from the early 1960s, that shows Dr. von Braun, right, with a correspondent for CBS News. The correspondent is believed to be Nelson Benton. The two men are standing in front of a... More

Wernher von Braun in front of a Saturn rocket hardware transporter

Wernher von Braun in front of a Saturn rocket hardware transporter

This is a photograph of Dr. von Braun in front of a Saturn rocket hardware transporter. He appears to be addressing a group. Behind him are workers and other NASA officials. There is no date on the photograph. ... More

Origin of Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)

Origin of Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)

Dr. Wernher von Braun and Maj. Gen. August Schomburg officiate the official transfer of the Army Ballistic Missile Agency (ABMA) to the NASA George C. Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) on July 1, 1960. The Of... More

NASA officials, (left to right) Charles W. Mathews; Dr. Wernher von Braun, Director, Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC); Dr. George E. Mueller, Associate Administrator for Marned Space Flight; and Air Force Lt. General Samuel C. Phillips, Apollo Program Director celebrate the successful launch of Apollo 11 in the control room at Kennedy Space Center (KSC) on July 16, 1969. Boosted by the Saturn V launch vehicle, the Apollo 11 mission with a crew of three: Astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin E. Aldrin, made the first manned lunar landing. The Saturn V vehicle was developed by Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) under the direction of Dr. von Braun. n/a

NASA officials, (left to right) Charles W. Mathews; Dr. Wernher von Br...

NASA officials, (left to right) Charles W. Mathews; Dr. Wernher von Braun, Director, Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC); Dr. George E. Mueller, Associate Administrator for Marned Space Flight; and Air Force Lt... More

Wernher von Braun briefs President Dwight D. Eisenhower

Wernher von Braun briefs President Dwight D. Eisenhower

Dr. von Braun briefs President Eisenhower at the front of the S1 Stage (first Stage) of the Saturn 1 vehicle at the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) on September 8, 1960. The President's visit was to dedicat... More

Wernher von Braun with President Dwight D. Eisenhower

Wernher von Braun with President Dwight D. Eisenhower

President Dwight D. Eisenhower and MSFC Director Dr. Wernher von Braun share a joke as other dignitaries look on. Eisenhower was visiting Marshall to participate in the September 8, 1960 dedication ceremony.

Wernher von Braun in his office

Wernher von Braun in his office

Dr. Wernher von Braun, Marshall's first Center Director (1960-1970), in his office with illustrations of rocket models behind him.

Organization chart - Origin of Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)

Organization chart - Origin of Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)

The first organizational chart of the George C. Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) which was approved and signed by Dr. Wernher von Braun, Director, MSFC, on 26 October 1960.

Wernher von Braun with general

Wernher von Braun with general

Marshall Space Flight Center’s (MSFC) Director, Dr. Wernher von Braun, is pictured here with Army Ballistic Missile Agency’s (ABMA) Commanding General, J.B. Medaris, before a display of Army missles at the ABMA test lab.

Saturn C1 - Apollo Program, America Space Program

Saturn C1 - Apollo Program, America Space Program

Progress in the Saturn program, depicted below, was described by Dr. Wernher von Braun, Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) Director, in an appearance before the Senate Committee of Aeronautical and Space Scien... More

Saturn 1 launch vehicle -  Apollo Program

Saturn 1 launch vehicle - Apollo Program

Pictured in front of the Saturn 1 launch vehicle are (L to R): Dr. Rocco Petrone, Director of Launch Operations at Kennedy Space Center; Dr. Werher von Braun, Director of Marshall Space Flight Center; Dr. Oswal... More

Wernher von Braun skin diving in Puerto Rico

Wernher von Braun skin diving in Puerto Rico

Dr. Wernher von Braun, Marshall's first Center Director (1960-1970), skin diving in Puerto Rico.

Wernher von Braun with members of his management team

Wernher von Braun with members of his management team

Dr. von Braun is shown in this photograph, which was probably taken in the early 1960s, with members of his management team. Pictured from left to right are, Werner Kuers, Director of the Manufacturing Engineer... More

Wernher von Braun tried out a floating platform in the Marshall Space Flight Center

Wernher von Braun tried out a floating platform in the Marshall Space ...

Dr. von Braun tried out a floating platform in the Marshall Space Flight Center Manufacturing Engineering Laboratory. This was a test rig to help determine how future astronauts will be able to perform maintena... More

Wernher von Braun and Alabama Congressman Robert Jones

Wernher von Braun and Alabama Congressman Robert Jones

This 1961 photograph shows Dr. von Braun and Alabama Congressman Robert Jones before a huge map illustrating the layout for a Research Institute at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.

Wernher von Braun visiting North American Aviation's Space and Information Systems Division

Wernher von Braun visiting North American Aviation's Space and Informa...

This is a photograph of Dr. von Braun, taken in 1961, visiting North American Aviation's Space and Information Systems Division in Downey, California.

Wernher von Braun in Marshall Space Flight Center

Wernher von Braun in Marshall Space Flight Center

During his tenure as Director of the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), Dr. von Braun enjoyed personally touring the Center's many space-related laboratories and facilities. This photo taken about 1961 shows ... More

Wernher von Braun during his appearance before the Senate Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences

Wernher von Braun during his appearance before the Senate Committee on...

Dr. von Braun, Director of the Marshall Space Flight Center, spoke of the progress in the Saturn Program during his appearance before the Senate Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences. He was accompanied ... More

Wernher von Braun and Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper

Wernher von Braun and Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper

Photographed are Dr. von Braun and Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper in the blockhouse during the recovery operation of the MR-3 (Freedom 7) mission on May 5, 1961. The MR-3 mission, a 15-1/2-minute suborbital test fl... More

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

This is a photograph of a group of government officials touring the Marshall Space Flight Center in July 1961 with Dr. von Braun. Second from left is Alabama Congressman Robert Jones.

Wernher von Braun during his visit to the Huntsville Boy's Club

Wernher von Braun during his visit to the Huntsville Boy's Club

Dr. Wernher von Braun during his visit to the Huntsville Boy's Club on August 14, 1961.

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Dr. Wernher von Braun, Director of Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), teams up with Senator Robert S. Kerr, a chairman of the Senate Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences to break ground for MSFC's new... More

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Dr. Wernher von Braun holds the coveted Hermarn Oberth award presented to him by Professor Oberth during the banquet hosted by the Alabama Section of the American Rocket Society (ARS), on October 19, 1961. The ... More

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Dr. von Braun watches the Saturn 1 (SA-1) launch through a scope from the blockhouse 34 on October 27, 1961. The SA-1 was the first launch of Saturn launch vehicles developed at the Marshall Space Flight Center... More

JFK Tour of KSC

JFK Tour of KSC

Full Description: A briefing is given by Major Rocco Petrone to President John F. Kennedy during a tour of Blockhouse 34 at the Cape Canaveral Missile Test Annex...Identifier GPN-2000-000605

President Kennedy Tours Marshall with von Braun

President Kennedy Tours Marshall with von Braun

President John F. Kennedy visited Marshall Space Flight Center on September 11, 1962. Here President Kennedy and Dr. Wernher von Braun, MSFC Director, tour one of the laboratories. ... More

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Dr. Wernher von Braun, Director of the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), during his tour of the Space information Division of North American Aviation (NAA) in Downey, California, where the Saturn SII stage w... More

Around Marshall -  The members of the House Committee on Science and Astronautics visited the Marshall Space Flight Center

Around Marshall - The members of the House Committee on Science and A...

The members of the House Committee on Science and Astronautics visited the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) on March 9, 1962 to gather firsthand information of the nation’s space exploration program. The con... More

The members of the House Committee on Science and Astronautics visited the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) on March 9, 1962 to gather firsthand information of the nation's space exploration program. The congressional group was composed of members of the Subcommittee on Manned Space Flight. They were briefed on MSFC's manned space efforts earlier in the day and then inspected mockups of the Saturn I Workshop and the Apollo Telescope Mount, two projects developed by MSFC for the post-Apollo program. Pictured left-to-right are Dieter Grau, MSFC; Konrad Dannenberg, MSFC; James G. Fulton, Republican representative for Pennsylvania; Joe Waggoner, Democratic representative for Louisiana; and Dr. Wernher von Braun, Director of MSFC. n/a

The members of the House Committee on Science and Astronautics visited...

The members of the House Committee on Science and Astronautics visited the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) on March 9, 1962 to gather firsthand information of the nation's space exploration program. The con... More

The members of the House Committee on Science and Astronautics visited the Marshall Space Flight Center

The members of the House Committee on Science and Astronautics visited...

The members of the House Committee on Science and Astronautics visited the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) on March 9, 1962 to gather firsthand information of the nation’s space exploration program. The con... More

Around Marshall, America Space Program

Around Marshall, America Space Program

The members of the House Committee on Science and Astronautics visited the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) on March 9, 1962 to gather firsthand information of the nation’s space exploration program. The con... More

The members of the House Committee on Science and Astronautics visited the Marshall Space Flight Center

The members of the House Committee on Science and Astronautics visited...

The members of the House Committee on Science and Astronautics visited the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) on March 9, 1962 to gather firsthand information of the nation’s space exploration program. The con... More

Around Marshall, America Space Program

Around Marshall, America Space Program

The members of the House Committee on Science and Astronautics visited the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) on March 9, 1962 to gather firsthand information of the nation’s space exploration program. The con... More

Around Marshall, America Space Program

Around Marshall, America Space Program

The members of the House Committee on Science and Astronautics visited the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) on March 9, 1962 to gather firsthand information of the nation’s space exploration program. The con... More

Wernher von Braun with Mr. Mrs. Arthur Fiedler of the Boston Pops Orchestra

Wernher von Braun with Mr. Mrs. Arthur Fiedler of the Boston Pops Orch...

Mr. Mrs. Arthur Fiedler of the Boston Pops Orchestra and Dr. von Braun in his office during the Fiedlers' visit to the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) on March, 23, 1962.

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Wernher von Braun, America Space Program

Dr. von Braun's 50th Birthday Party was celebrated at the Officers Club at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama on March 23, 1962. Dr. von Braun cuts his birthday cake, while congressman Bob Jones looks on.

Wernher von Braun - during prelaunch activities of the Ranger IV

Wernher von Braun - during prelaunch activities of the Ranger IV

Dr. Kurt Debus and Dr. von Braun during prelaunch activities of the Ranger IV at Launch Pad 12 on April 12. 1962.

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