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    Wernher Von Braun was the second of three sons born to Baron Magnus von Braun and Baroness Emmy von Quistorp. He was born on March 23, 1912 in Wirsitz, Posen. Wernher was always a visionary, and when he was ten years old he decided his goal in life would be to "help turn the wheel of time." His interests led him to do many things in his early life including composing several pieces of music and recycling old automobile parts to build a new car. Because of spending so much of his time building a car

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    Wernher von Braun was one of the world’s first rocket engineers. Born in 1912, he grew up with a dream, to “help turn the wheel of time.” Von Braun did just that by creating the V-2 missile/rocket, the Jupiter-C rocket, and the well-known Saturn V space rocket. Considering these ingenious devices created by Wernher, I, myself, would not hesitate to say that he did indeed “help turn the wheel of time.” On March 23, 1912, Baron Magnus von Braun and Baroness Emmy von Quistorp celebrated the birth

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    career of Wernher von Braun: a man so possessed of a vision, of an intellectual hunger, that any accommodation may be justified in its pursuit. —Washington Star editorial, 20 June 1977” Wernher von Braun was one of the most controversial figures ethically. He helped us reach our goal of space yet was a former Nazi and used slave labor to build his V-2 missile. 7,000 British citizens died as a result of these rockets, but producing the rockets 20,000 more died. The U.S., knowing of von Braun’s Nazi

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    Wernher von Braun. Idealist and visionary. Braun began his career in 1925 with the hopes and dreams of leading humanity to the stars. Do you know what he said when the first rocket hit London? He said that “the rocket performed perfectly, it just landed on the wrong planet.” Enrico Fermi. Philanthropist and industrialist. In 1942, Fermi created the first self-sustaining nuclear power plant in an effort to provide clean energy for the world. Three years later in New Mexico, along with Einstein and

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    Christa Loucks Mr. Gluf Honors Engineering II 21 December 2014 Wernher von Braun Wernher von Braun, one of the most important engineers that once began his career in Germany, played a major role in the outcome of World War II. The astute rocket scientist altered plans by Robert Goddard and invented the powerful V-2 Combat Rocket. He was known the most for rocketry in Germany, and for helping to design the series of booster rockets used for the Saturn V Rocket, at NASA. Throughout his lifetime, he

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    SPACE: THE UNCLAIMED FRONTIER

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    actually Germans. Wernher von Braun, a member of the Nazi Party, was the cause of many deaths-a credit to Hitler. He designed numerous explosive-tipped rockets, known as the V-2. These incredible rockets could travel at the speed of sound and hit their targets three minutes after they were launched. While von Braun’s invention was the cause of many civilian deaths, the US and USSR required his help immediately. But only one country got the benefit-the Americans. They pursued von Braun and his assistants

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    Wernher Von Braun was a German-American scientist and lived between, March 23, 1912 till June 16, 1977. Through his love of science since a young age and his studies of aerospace engineering and space architecture, Von Braun was one of the most influential and important rocket developers though out his time. In 1933 when Von Braun

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    Wernher Magnus Maximilian Freiherr von Brain, born March 23, 1912 in Wirsitz, Germany, was an astounding visionary who was one of the foremost masterminds behind the science that we now call rocketry. Von Braun was one of three children to his parents Magnus von Braun, and Emmy von Quistorp whom were at a high status in Germany due to his father's job as a member in the German National People's Party . As an adult Werner von Braun would be part of many endeavors and social movements that would lead

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    construction of the ISS. Though the two nations competed against one another, each hoping to gain victory, the majority of society remains unaware that the idea, which initiated the Space Race, arose from a Nazi rocket developer Wernher von Braun. “From his teenage years, von Braun had held a keen interest in space flig... ... middle of paper ... ... reasoning arose from the fact that primates possess opposable thumbs and a higher IQ than that of a dog. NASA received ample recognition for their ability

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    rockets, a V-2 rocket, and America’s first orbital satellite, Wernher von Braun’s life inventions really made an impact on history after the completion and success of the Saturn V “moon rocket” that carried man to space and then eventually to the moon with a various string of Apollo Missions. There would be an outstanding amount of components both electrical and mechanical that would be needed to bring together a dream that von Braun had long sought for. This dream invention of his would focus on

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