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Dr. Von Braun Holding V-2 Model Holding V-2 Model (No Date)
There is no date for this photo. It shows a young Dr. Von Braun holding a model of a V-2 rocket.
Dr. Von Braun Discussing Disney Special Discussing Disney Special (1950s)
Dr. Von Braun, right, is shown in this photograph taken in the 1950s with Dr. Ernst Stuhlinger. The two are shown discussing concepts for a Walt Disney television special on the exploration of space.
Dr. Von Braun Discussing Disney Films Discussing Disney Films (1954)
The original caption for this photograph stated July 1954. It is a photograph of Dr. Von Braun, center, discussing plans for a Walt Disney feature on space. In addition to Dr. Von Braun, the Disney feature included, Dr. Heinz Haber, left, and Willey Ley.
Dr. Von Braun served as a consultant to help design models for the Disney specials Space-Related TV Show (1950s)
In addition to appearing on television programs produced by Walt Disney, Dr. Von Braun served as a consultant to help design models for the Disney specials.
Dr. Von Braun Signing Certificates of Citizenship Signing Certificates of Citizenship (1955)
This is a photo of (from left to right) Martin Schilling, Ernst Stuhlinger, and Dr. Von Braun signing certificates of citizenship in April 1955.
Dr. Von Braun, right, focused the community's attention on space-related civic projects. He is shown here with his associate Dr. Ernst Stuhlinger. At Rocket City Observatory (1956)
Huntsville, Alabama was home to the facilities the United States government used to develop the country's first space vehicles. For twenty years, Dr. Von Braun, right, focused the community's attention on space-related civic projects. He is shown here with his associate Dr. Ernst Stuhlinger. The photo was taken in Huntsville in 1956 at the Observatory of the Rocket City Astronomical Association.
Dr. Von Braun, right, is flanked by other prominent rocket and space colleagues. General Holger Toftoy is standing. Dr. Hermann Oberth is in the foreground. Dr. Ernst Stuhlinger is seated. With Space Colleagues (Circa 1950s)
In this 1950s era photo, Dr. Von Braun, right, is flanked by other prominent rocket and space colleagues. General Holger Toftoy is standing. Dr. Hermann Oberth is in the foreground. Dr. Ernst Stuhlinger is seated.
Dr. Von Braun in downtown Huntsville In Downtown Huntsville (1957)
This snapshot dated November 1957 shows Dr. Von Braun in downtown Huntsville.
Dr. Von Braun and his associates at the Army Ballistic Missile Agency Von Braun and Associates (1958)
This is a photograph taken in 1958 of Dr. Von Braun and his associates at the Army Ballistic Missile Agency. Pictured from left are Dr. Ernst Stuhlinger, Helmut Hoelzer, Karl Heimburg, E.D. Geissler, E. W. Neubert, Walter Haeussermann, Von Braun, W.A. Mrazek, Hans Hueter, Eberhard Rees, Kurt Debus, and Hans Maus. The photograph was taken in front of Building 4488 on Redstone Arsenal.
Dr. Von Braun on the telephone at Cape Canaveral, Florida At Cape Canaveral (1958)
Much of Dr. Von Braun's time was divided between his space-related work in Huntsville and his space-related trips to the launch site in Florida. He is shown here on the telephone at Cape Canaveral, Florida in 1958.
William Pickering of Jet Propulsion Laboratory, James Van Allen of the State University of Iowa, and Dr. Von Braun proclaiming the launch of Explorer I. Celebrating Explorer I (1958)
This is a photo of (from left to right) William Pickering of Jet Propulsion Laboratory, James Van Allen of the State University of Iowa, and Dr. Von Braun proclaiming the launch of Explorer I.
Dr. Von Braun with his daughters in a parade in Huntsville With Daughters in Huntsville Parade (1959)
Dr. Von Braun and his family were often recognized by the Huntsville community. He is shown here with his daughters in a parade in Huntsville in March 1959. The parade celebrated the success of the Pioneer IV sun probe, the first such U.S. success.
Dr. Von Braun is shown conferring with Don Ostrander, Dr. Eberhard Rees and General John A. Barclay With General Barclay and Others (1959)
In this 1959 photo, Dr. Von Braun, second from left, is shown conferring with Don Ostrander, left, a NASA Headquarters Official; Dr. Eberhard Rees, third from left; and General John A. Barclay, who commanded the Army Ballistic Missile Agency in Huntsville. Years later Dr. Rees would follow Dr. Von Braun as Director of the Marshall Space Flight Center.
Dr. Von Braun with Seven Original Astronauts With Seven Original Astronauts (1959)
Dr. Von Braun, right, worked directly with America's first seven astronauts. This photo is believed to have been taken about 1959 in the Fabrication Laboratory of the Army Ballistic Missile Agency in Huntsville. The astronauts are, from left, Gus Grissom, Wally Schirra, Alan Shepard, John Glenn, Scott Carpenter, Gordon Cooper, and Deke Slayton.
Dr. Von Braun, second from the left, in the blockhouse at the Florida launch facilities Pioneer Launch (1959)
This photograph shows Dr. Von Braun, second from the left, in the blockhouse at the Florida launch facilities on March 3, 1959. He and others gathered for the launch of the Pioneer IV satellite. On the left of Dr. Von Braun is Kurt Debus, who managed the Florida launch facilities. To the right of Von Braun is Army General John B. Medaris. Next to him is General John Barclay. At this time, Von Braun and his associates were members of the Army Ballistic Missile Agency in Huntsville.
Dr. Von Braun, shown here to the left of General Bruce Medaris Von Braun Group (1959)
This photograph of Dr. Von Braun, shown here to the left of General Bruce Medaris, was taken in the fall of 1959, immediately prior to Medaris' retirement from the Army. At the time, Von Braun and his associates worked for the Army Ballistic Missile Agency in Huntsville. Those in the photograph have been identified as Ernst Stuhlinger, Frederick von Saurma, Fritz Mueller, Hermann Weidner, E.W. Neubert (partially hidden), W.A. Mrazek, Karl Heimburg, Arthur Rudolph, Otto Hoberg, Von Braun, Oswald Lange, Medaris, Helmut Hoelzer, Hans Maus, E.D. Geissler, Hans Heuter, and George Constan.
Dr. Von Braun at work at his desk. At Work in Huntsville (1959)
This is a photograph of Dr. Von Braun at work at his desk.

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