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Wernher von Braun. By Sarah Ismond And Michelle Aragon. The Early Years. Becomes interested in the universe on the day of his confirmation in the Lutheran church His first experience with rockets. Education. Sent to boarding school

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wernher von braun

Wernher von Braun

By Sarah Ismond

And

Michelle Aragon

the early years
The Early Years
  • Becomes interested in the universe on the day of his confirmation in the Lutheran church
  • His first experience with rockets
education
Education
  • Sent to boarding school
  • First learns of Hermann Oberth’s, “The Rocket into Interplanetary Space”
  • Receives his Ph.D. in physics
world war ii
World War II
  • Becomes a civilian of the German Army
  • Develops the V-2 rocket
  • Surrenders to US Army
life in the us
Life in the US
  • Brought to Fort Bliss to work for the US Army
  • Writes “The Mars Project”
  • Returns to Germany to marry his cousin
colliers magazine
Colliers Magazine
  • “Crossing the Last Frontier”
  • Stresses the importance of US military superiority
colliers continued
Colliers continued
  • Man on the Moon
  • “The Journey”
  • “Exploration of the Moon”
colliers continued1
Colliers continued
  • The Baby Space Station
  • “First Step in the Conquest of Space”
a series rockets
A-Series Rockets
  • The A-1

Size, failed success in the army.

  • The A-2

continued support from military.

  • The A-3

larger, more powerful.

  • The A-4
    • October 3, 1942; liquid oxygen/alcohol fueled.
v 2 rocket
V-2 Rocket
  • Vengeance 2
  • Attacks on London and Paris
  • Unorthodox testing
v 2 rocket1
V-2 Rocket
  • V-2 at White Sands
  • The Bumper
  • America’s “firsts”
jupiter rocket
Jupiter Rocket
  • Jupiter A
  • Army/Navy joint effort
  • Jupiter C
redstone
Redstone
  • Project Mercury
    • M-3 failure
    • First American in Space
atlas
Atlas
  • America’s first man in orbit
  • The Atlas-Agena rocket
  • Agena’s role in unmanned lunar missions
titan ii
Titan II
  • Two-stage, liquid fueled
  • Role in project Gemini
  • Power of the Titan rocket
saturn rockets
Saturn Rockets
  • Saturn 1
    • S-1
    • S-IV
    • Successful test flights

Saturn IB

Powerful second stage

objectives

saturn v
Saturn V
  • Manned moon missions
  • 3 stages
  • Speed
  • Role in Apollo program
references
References
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wernher_von_Braun
  • http://history.msfc.nasa.gov/vonbraun/index.html
  • http://www1.jsc.nasa.gov/er/seh/coltech.html
  • Piszkiewicz, Dennis. Wernher von Braun: The Man Who Sold the Moon. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1998.