Von Braun, Wernher
German-American Rocket Expert 1912-1977
Born in Wirsitz, Germany, on March 23, 1912, Wernher von Braun progressed from a student who failed mathematics and physics while spending to...
Wernher Magnus Maximilian Von Braun
German-American Rocket Engineer
Wernher von Braun developed the world's first guided missiles for the German military during World War II. After th...
Braun, Wernher Von (1912-1977)
German-born American aerospace engineer
Wernher von Braun was the most famous rocket engineer of his time, noted promoter of space flight. Teams under his direction desi...
Wernher Von Braun
Born March 23, 1912 (Wirsitz, Germany)
Died June 16, 1977 (Alexandria, Virginia)
German-born American rocket engineer
Wernher von Braun was the most famous rocket engineer of the twe...
The German-born American space scientist Wernher von Braun (1912-1977), the "father of space travel," developed the first practical space rockets and launch vehicles.Born March 23, 1912, in Wirsitz, P...
The son of a German nobleman and his wife, an amateur astronomer, von Braun was fascinated early on with astronomy and the idea of interplanetary travel. Upon graduating from high school, von Braun jo...