The Rocket Team

By: [Wernher Von Braun] Fredrick I. Ordway lll, Mitchell R. Sharpe

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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".

Title: The Rocket Team

Author Name: [Wernher Von Braun] Fredrick I. Ordway lll, Mitchell R. Sharpe

Illustrator: Illustated with photos

Categories: Technology,

Publisher: NY, Thomas Y. Crowell: 1979

ISBN Number: 0690016565

ISBN Number 13: 9780690016567

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Type: Book

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Size: 8vo - over 7¾

Seller ID: 505xi

Keywords: Rocketry Space NASA signed