Comparing Von Braun's Life And Accomplishments

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Awards Won: Elliott Cresson Medal 1962
Wilhelm Exner Medal 1969 +National Medal of Science 1975
He was a rocket engineer, NASA, chief architect of the Saturn V rocket of the Apollo manned lunar missions also engineering program manager. “Research is what I’m doing when I don’t know what I’m doing.”
In his twenties or is EARLY thirties, von braun worked in a Nazi german rocket development program, where he designed the V-2 rocket AT Peenemunde during the war 2. Following the war, von braun worked in the U.S Army on an intermediate-range ballistic missile PROGRAM BEFORE HIS GROUP WAS PLACED INTO nasa. uNDER nasa, he served as a director of the newly formed marshall space flight center as chief of the SATURN V launch vehicle, the superbooster that propelled the APOLLO spacecraft to the moon.
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He had three siblings and was the second oldest. He lived in the Lutheran noble family from
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