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|| 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.
|| 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
||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
||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.
|| 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.
||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
|| 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.
|| In Downtown Huntsville (1957)
This snapshot dated November 1957 shows Dr. Von Braun in downtown
||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
||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.
|| 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
|| 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.
||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.
|| 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.
||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.
||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.
|| At Work in Huntsville (1959)
This is a photograph of Dr. Von Braun at work at his