Monday, April 30, 2007

Indie research: compare Werner von Braun and Albert Einstein

Werner von Braun
Originally uploaded by appliedtechnology.
Both notable scientists, Von Braun was a Nazi rocket scientist - developer of the amazing and deadly V2 - who was asked to be part of the US rocket team after WWII. He became a valued American scientist.

He became a naturalized U.S. citizen and worked on the American ICBM program before joining NASA, where he served as director of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center and was the chief architect of the Saturn V launch vehicle, the superbooster that propelled the United States to the Moon.

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