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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Our sun is one of 100 billion stars in our galaxy. Our galaxy is one of billions of galaxies populating the universe. It would be the height of presumption to think that we are the only living things in that enormous immensity. 
In 1929, he joined the Verein für Raumschiffahrt (VfR), the German Rocket Society which had been founded on July 5, 1927. Von Braun became director of Germany's military rocket development program in 1936. As Adolf Hitler
's German war machine collapsed, Berlin authorities ordered the VfR to destroy all classified documents. Von Braun disobeyed, hiding them in an abandoned mine. On May 2, 1945, ...