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]
As a boy, von Braun dreamed of developing rockets to explore outer space. At the age of 13, he strapped six skyrocket fireworks to a red toy wagon. The wagon traveled into the center of his home town and exploded.