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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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]
Von Braun retired from NASA on June 10, 1972. He became involved in the private industrial sector and was active in establishing and promoting the National Space Institute. At the peak of his activities, von Braun learned he had cancer, which forced him to retire on December 31, 1976.