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Transfer of Von Braun team to NASA. Hearing before the NASA Authorization Subcommittee of the Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences, United States Senate, Eighty-sixth Congress, second session, on H. J. Res. 567, a bill to effect immediately the transfer of the Development Operations Division of the Army Ballistic Missile Agency to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English


  • United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.,
  • United States. Army Ballistic Missile Agency. Development Operations Division.

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Other titlesVon Braun team to NASA.
StatementFebruary 18, 1960.
LC ClassificationsTL789.8.U5 A53 1960
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 81 p.
Number of Pages81
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5814480M
LC Control Number60060689

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After the transfer to NASA, the MSFC director had to develop an administrative as well as technical staff, in addition to providing procurement contracting, facilities engineering, and other support services. The von Braun team not only found itself in a civilian organization for the first time, but also the style of operations had changed. Von Braun team moved to Huntsville. -. Nation: USA. Related Persons: von Braun. The Secretary of the Army approved the transfer of the Ordnance Research and Development Division, Sub-Office (Rocket) at Fort Bliss, Texas, to Redstone Arsenal. Among those transferred were Dr. Wernher von Braun and his team of German scientists. Wernher von Braun. Born Ma (Wirsitz, Germany) Died J (Alexandria, Virginia) German-born American rocket engineer. Wernher von Braun was the most famous rocket engineer of the twentieth century. He began his career in Germany, where he developed the revolutionary V-2 rocket during World War II (–45). Fleeing to the United States at the . In , von Braun and his team were transferred to Huntsville, Alabama, his home for the next twenty years. Between and , von Braun led the Army's rocket development team at Redstone Arsenal, resulting in the Redstone rocket. In von Braun became a naturalized citizen of the United States.