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Wernher von Braun (1912–1977)


Wernher von Braun was born on March 23, 1912 in Wirsitz, West Prussia, Germany. He is known for his work on The Search for Truth (1962), In Search of Ancient Astronauts (1973) and Footprints on the Moon: Apollo 11 (1969). He was married to Maria Luise von Quistorp. He died on June 16, 1977 in Alexandria, Virginia, USA. See full bio »

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  Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (technical advisor - 2 episodes, 1955 - 1957) (scientific advisor - 1 episode, 1955)
- Mars and Beyond (1957) ... (technical advisor - as Dr. Wernher Von Braun)
- Man and the Moon (1955) ... (technical advisor - as Dr. Wernher Von Braun)
- Man in Space (1955) ... (scientific advisor - as Dr. Wernher Von Braun)
 1955 Conquest of Space (technical advisor - uncredited)
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Other Works:

Article (as Dr. Werner von Braun), "Will Mighty Magnets Protect Voyagers to Planets?," Published in "Popular Science (USA)," January 1969, Vol. 194 No. 1, Pages 98-100, 198.

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 3 Portrayals | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dr. Wernher Von Braun | Dr. Werner von Braun | Dr. Wernher von Braun

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

It will free man from the remaining chains, the chains of gravity which still tie him to this planet. [on the meaning of space travel, quoted in Time magazine, 10 February 1958] See more »

Trivia:

Von Braun's rocket team at Huntsville, Alabama, built the first American ballistic missile, named the Redstone. In August 1953, the first Redstone rocket was tested at Cape Canaveral, Florida. On January 31, 1958, a modified Redstone (the Jupiter C) put the first American satellite, Explorer I, into orbit. See more »

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