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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), Footprints on the Moon: Apollo 11 (1969) and Horizon (1964). 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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Our sun is one of 100 billion stars in our galaxy. Our galaxy is one of billions of galaxies populating the universe. It would be the height of presumption to think that we are the only living things in that enormous immensity. [1960] See more »

Trivia:

Von Braun's rocket team at Huntsville, Alabama, built the first American ballistic missile, named the Redstone. In August 1953, the first Redstone rocket was tested at Cape Canaveral, Florida. On January 31, 1958, a modified Redstone (the Jupiter C) put the first American satellite, Explorer I, into orbit. See more »

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