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The Rocket Team, [Wernher Von Braun] Fredrick I. Ordway lll, Mitchell R. Sharpe
1 [Wernher Von Braun] Fredrick I. Ordway lll, Mitchell R. Sharpe The Rocket Team
NY Thomas Y. Crowell 1979 0690016565 / 9780690016567 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 Illustated with photos Signed by Author(s)
Signed by space scientists and aerospace engineers Frederick I.Ordway lll, Dieter K. Hunze, Major Gen. John B. Medaris, and Walter Haeussermann, members of the Von Braun Rocket Team, responsible for numerous scientific and technological advancements in the 1930s and 1940s. This book focuses on Werner Von Braun's team of engineers who went to work for the US post WWll. The book examines the early years of this story, through the team's work in America. Their goal, from the beginning, was space travel, and the rockets they designed were simply a means to their end. Werner Von Braun is glue that keeps the group unified and the book also serves as his biography. Laid in the book is an autographed letter from Ruth Van Saurma, dated Oct. 12, 1987, to Elisabeth Seewald... " in appreciation of your work for the cause of the German-Americans, from the Friends of German Culture, Huntsville, Alabama". 
Price: 600.00 USD
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