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|| With Army Secretary (1960)
This photograph was taken in 1960 and shows Dr. Von Braun, left,
and Army Secretary Wilbur Brucker in the Army Ballistic Missile
Agency Fabrication Laboratory.
||With Rocket-Building Associates (Early 1960s)
This photo, probably taken in the early 1960s, shows
Dr. Von Braun, second from left, with a group of his associates.
Pictured from left to right are, Rocco Petrone, Dr. Von Braun,
Dr. Oswald Lange, Hans Maus, and Dr. H.F. Gruene.
|| Viewing Parade (1960)
This photograph was taken about 1960 and shows Dr.
Von Braun viewing a parade with Major General John Barclay.
|| Standing Near Missiles (Circa 1960)
This photo, believed to have been taken about 1960, shows Dr.
Von Braun standing in front of a group of Army missiles at the
Army Ballistic Missile Agency in Huntsville.
|| In Front of Headquarters (Circa 1960)
Prior to his appointment in 1960 as Director of the
new NASA Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Dr. Von
Braun served as Director of the Development Operations Division
of the Army Ballistic Missile Agency in Huntsville.
||With First NASA Administrator (1960)
This photograph taken in 1960 shows Dr. Von Braun, center, talking
with T. Keith Glennan, second from right, the first Administrator
of NASA. Shown from left to right are Delmar Morris, Deputy
Director Administration for the Marshall Center; Dr. Eberhard
Rees, Deputy Director for Research and Development for the Marshall
Center; Dr. Von Braun, Glennan, and Don Ostrander, NASA launch
|| With President Eisenhower (1960)
This is a photograph of President Eisenhower and Dr.
Von Braun during the President's tour of the Marshall Space
Flight Center on September 28, 1960. The President spoke at
the dedication ceremony for the Marshall Center.
|| Discussing Launch Complex (1960)
Dr. Von Braun, right, and Don Ostrander, Head of NASA's Launch
Vehicle Program in NASA Headquarters, are shown in this photograph
looking at a model of a Saturn launch complex about 1960.
|| In His Office (1960)
Dr. Von Braun became Director of the NASA Marshall Space Flight
Center on July 1, 1960.
|| With News Correspondent (Early 1960s)
This is a photograph, probably from the early 1960s, that shows
Dr. Von Braun, right, with a correspondent for CBS News. The
correspondent is believed to be Nelson Benton. The two men are
standing in front of a huge rocket engine.
|| With Management Team (Early 1960s)
Dr. Von Braun is shown here in this photo, which was probably
taken in the early 1960s, with members of his management team.
Pictured from left to right are, Werner Kuers, Director of the
Manufacturing Engineering Division; Dr. Walter Haeussermann,
Director of the Astrionics Division: Dr. William Mrazek, Propulsion
and Vehicle Engineering Division; Dr. Von Braun; Dieter Grau,
Director of the Quality Assurance Division; Dr. Oswald Lange,
Director of the Saturn Systems Office, and Erich Neubert, Associate
Deputy Director for Research and Development.
||Touring Center (Early 1960s)
This undated photograph shows Dr. Von Braun conducting a tour
briefing for a group of visitors to the Marshall Center. The
photograph was probably taken in the early 1960s.
|| Observing Marshall Facilities (Circa 1960s)
Dr. Von Braun is shown posing for a photograph as he looks out
the window at the facilities comprising the Marshall Center.
This photo was probably taken in the 1960s.
|| Skin Diving (1961)
Dr. Von Braun had a wide range of interests. He is shown in
skin diving gear in this 1961 photograph taken while he was
||At Headquarters Building Ground-Breaking (1961)
This photo was taken September 30, 1961, at the ground-breaking
ceremony for a new headquarters building at the Marshall Space
Flight Center. Joining Dr. Von Braun, left, in the ceremony,
was Senator Robert Kerr, then chairman of the Senate Committee
on Aeronautics and Space Sciences.
|| Planning Research Institute (1961)
This 1961 photograph shows Dr. Von Braun and Alabama Congressman
Robert Jones before a huge map illustrating the layout for a
Research Institute at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.
||Touring Manufacturing Laboratory (1961)
This photo is believed to have been taken in 1961 in the Marshall
Space Flight Center Manufacturing Engineering Laboratory. The
caption for the photo identified Dr. Von Braun as examining
equipment "to help determine how future astronauts will
be able to perform maintenance tasks in the weightlessness of
||Examining Test (1961)
During his tenure as Director of the Marshall Space Flight Center,
Dr. Von Braun enjoyed personally touring the Center's many space-related
laboratories and facilities. This photo taken about 1961 shows
him examining a test set up in the Center's Manufacturing Engineering
||Discussing Baseball (1961)
This photograph believed to have been taken in 1961 in connection
with a community fund raising drive, shows Dr. Von Braun holding
a baseball bat and talking with a young baseball player.
||Testifying Before Congress (Circa 1961)
Dr. Von Braun was often called upon to testify before space-related
congressional committees. This photo shows him testifying about
1961. At right is Dr. Robert Seamans, Associate NASA Administrator.
||Visiting North American Aviation (1961)
This is a photograph taken in 1961 of Dr. Von Braun visiting
North American Aviation's Space and Information Systems Division
in Downey, California.
||Touring Douglas Aircraft Company (Early 1960s)
This photo is believed to have been taken in the early 1960s
and shows Dr. Von Braun at the Douglas Aircraft Company's Missile
& Space Systems Division in Sacramento, California.
||With Congressman Robert Jones (1961)
This is a photograph of a group of government officials touring
the Marshall Center in July 1961 with Dr. Von Braun. Second
from left is Alabama Congressman Robert Jones.
|| Holding Oberth Award (1961)
Dr. Von Braun, right, holds the coveted Hermann Oberth award,
presented to him by Dr. Oberth, left, on October 19, 1961, during
an Alabama Section Meeting of the American Rocket Society. Early
in his career, Von Braun was a student of Oberth, one of the
world's foremost theorists on space propulsion.
|| Conferring with Headquarters Officials (1961)
This photograph, dated November 13, 1961, shows Dr. Von Braun
conferring with two officials from NASA Headquarters. Dr. Brainerd
Holmes is on the left. Dr. Nicholas Golovin is in the center.
Holmes was Director of NASA's Office of Manned Space Flight.
Golovin was Director of Systems Engineering at Headquarters.
|| In Launch Control Center (No Date)
This photo is not dated. It shows Dr. Von Braun in the Kennedy
Space Center launch control center. He is seated alone and apparently
reviewing a manual on launch procedures or space hardware.
|| With President Kennedy (1962)
This is a photo of Dr. Von Braun greeting President Kennedy
upon his arrival at the Marshall Space Flight Center on September
|| With Gordon Cooper (No Date)
This is a photo of Dr. Von Braun and astronaut Gordon Cooper.
They are shown in the control room during the launch of the
first manned Mercury-Redstone launch vehicle. This was the mission
that launched Alan Shepard.