Photos: Wernher von Braun, Space Pioneer Rememembered

Dr. Wernher von Braun Following Apollo 11 Launch

NASA/Kennedy Space Center

Dr. Wernher von Braun, director of the Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama, relaxes after the successful launch of Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, Michael Collins and Edwin Aldrin Jr. Their historic lunar landing mission began at 9:32 a.m. EDT, July 16, 1969, when an Apollo/Saturn V space vehicle lifted off from the spaceport's Launch Complex 39A.

Vice President Agnew & Dr. Von Braun Talk After Apollo 16 Liftoff

NASA/Kennedy Space Center

Vice President Spiro T. Agnew speaks with Dr. Wernher von Braun, NASA's Deputy Associate Administrator for Planning, during Apollo 16 activities in the Launch Control Center. Image released April 16, 1972.

Von Braun Sketches to Be Auctioned


Wernher von Braun's sketch of a three-stage rocket used to transport a satellite to orbit, to be auctioned off by Bonhams.

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