Dr. Space: The Life of Wernher Von Braun
Naval Institute Press, 2009 - 282 עמודים
Written by veteran aerospace journalist Bob Ward, who spent years investigating his subject, this biography presents a revealing but even-handed portrait of the father of modern rocketry. As he chronicles Werner von Braun's life, Ward explodes many myths and misconceptions about the controversial genius who was a hero to some, a villain to others. The picture of von Braun that emerges is of a brilliant scientist with limitless curiosity and a drive to achieve his goals at almost any price--from developing the world's first ballistic missile used against the Allies in World War II to helping launch the first U.S. satellite that hurled Americans into space and the Saturn V super-booster that powered them to the moon. Along the way readers are introduced to the human side of this charismatic visionary who brought the United States into the Space Age.
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Wernher von Braun, a driving force behind many early American accomplishments in space, was a charismatic and highly skilled (albeit somewhat disorganized) engineer and manager. He was also a former ... קרא סקירה מלאה