Wernher von Braun
1912-1977
Wernher von Braun Member
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  • 1967
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  • 1967
Memorial Tribute

BY GEORGE E. MUELLER​

Wernher Von Braun, whose name has become synonymous with rocketry and space exploration, died in Alexandria, Virginia, on June 16, 1977, after a long illness. At the time, Dr. von Braun was Vice-President of Engineering and ...

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Design and development of rockets and missiles.