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Hermann Oberth (1894–1989)


Hermann Oberth was born on June 25, 1894 in Hermannstadt, Austria-Hungary as Hermann Julius Oberth. He is known for his work on Woman in the Moon (1929) and Chariots of the Gods (1970). He was married to Mathilde Hummel. He died on December 29, 1989 in Nuremberg, Bavaria, West Germany. See full bio »

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Woman in the Moon Miscellaneous Crew
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 1929 Woman in the Moon (scientific collaborator - as Prof. Hermann Obert)
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 1970 Chariots of the Gods (Documentary) (grateful acknowledgment - as Prof. Hermann Oberth)
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 1999 History's Mysteries (TV Series documentary)
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- The Truth About Science Fiction (1999) ... Himself
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Alternate Names:

Prof. Hermann Obert | Prof. Hermann Oberth

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Transylvanian-born German physicist and rocket expert, often called 'the dean of space-flight research,' which he anticipated in the 1920s. He designed a manned rocket and space cabin for Fritz Lang's film "Woman in the Moon" in 1929. At the suggestion of 'Willy Ley' and the German Council of the Association for Space Travel, an actual rocket was to be launched on the day of the film's premiere ... See more »

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