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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If we continue at this leisurely pace, we will have to pass Russian customs when we land on the moon. (Describing his frustration with the American Space Program during the Cold War).
In 1960, his team was transferred to NASA to form the nucleus of the Marshall Space Center in Huntsville. Here he continued the development of larger rockets: the Saturn I, the Saturn IB (the rocket that launched the Apollo spacecraft in Earth orbit) and the Saturn V, the rocket that put man on the Moon.