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Wernher von Braun (1912–1977)


Wernher von Braun was born on March 23, 1912 in Wirsitz, West Prussia, Germany. He is known for his work on The Magical World of Disney (1954), Horizon (1964) and Footprints on the Moon: Apollo 11 (1969). He was married to Maria Luise von Quistorp. He died on June 16, 1977 in Alexandria, Virginia, USA. See full bio »

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The Magical World of Disney Miscellaneous Crew
(1955-1957)
Horizon Himself
(1966)

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  The Magical World of Disney (TV Series) (technical advisor - 2 episodes, 1955 - 1957) (scientific advisor - 1 episode, 1955)
- Mars and Beyond (1957) ... (technical advisor - as Dr. Wernher Von Braun)
- Man and the Moon (1955) ... (technical advisor - as Dr. Wernher Von Braun)
- Man in Space (1955) ... (scientific advisor - as Dr. Wernher Von Braun)
 1955 Conquest of Space (technical advisor - uncredited)
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Other Works:

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.

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 4 Portrayals | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dr. Wernher Von Braun | Dr. Werner von Braun | Dr. Wernher von Braun | Prof. Wernher von Braun

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

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] See more »

Trivia:

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. See more »

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