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Early 1960's

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Dr. Von Braun, left, and Army Secretary Wilbur Brucker in the Army Ballistic Missile Agency Fabrication Laboratory. 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.
Dr. Von Braun, second from left, with a group of his associates. 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.
Dr. Von Braun viewing a parade with Major General John Barclay. Viewing Parade (1960)
This photograph was taken about 1960 and shows Dr. Von Braun viewing a parade with Major General John Barclay.
Dr. Von Braun standing in front of a group of Army missiles at the Army Ballistic Missile Agency in Huntsville. 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.
Dr. Von Braun  in front of Headquarters 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.
Dr. Von Braun, center, talking with T. Keith Glennan, second from right, the first Administrator of NASA. 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 vehicle chief.
President Eisenhower and Dr. Von Braun during the President's tour of the Marshall Space Flight Center 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.
Dr. Von Braun, right, and Don Ostrander, Head of NASA's Launch Vehicle Program in NASA Headquarters 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.
Dr. Von Braun in his office. In His Office (1960)
Dr. Von Braun became Director of the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center on July 1, 1960.
Dr. Von Braun, right, with a news correspondent. 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.
Dr. Von Braun with members of his management team. 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.
Dr. Von Braun conducting a tour briefing for a group of visitors to the Marshall Center. 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.
Dr. Von Braun is shown posing for a photograph as he looks out the window at the facilities comprising the Marshall Center. 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.
Dr. Von Braun shown in skin diving gear while he was on vacation. 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 on vacation.
Dr. Von Braun and Senator Robert Kerr at Headquarters Building Ground-Breaking 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.
Dr. Von Braun and Alabama Congressman Robert Jones 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.
Dr. Von Braun Touring Manufacturing Laboratory 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 space."
Dr. Von Braun examines a test set up in the Center's Manufacturing Engineering Laboratory. 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 Laboratory.
Dr. Von Braun holding a baseball bat and talking with a young baseball player. 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.
Dr. Von Braun testifying before Congress 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.
Dr. Von Braun visiting North American Aviation's Space and Information Systems Division in Downey, California 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.
Dr. Von Braun at the Douglas Aircraft Company's Missile & Space Systems Division in Sacramento, 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.
Dr. Von Braun. Second from left is Alabama Congressman Robert Jones. 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.
Dr. Von Braun, right, holds the coveted Hermann Oberth award, presented to him by Dr. Oberth 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.
Dr. Von Braun conferring with two officials from NASA Headquarters. Dr. Brainerd Holmes is on the left. Dr. Nicholas Golovin is in the center. 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.
Dr. Von Braun in the Kennedy Space Center launch control center. 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.
Dr. Von Braun greeting President Kennedy upon his arrival at the Marshall Space Flight Center 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 12, 1962.
Dr. Von Braun and astronaut Gordon Cooper. 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.

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