22 Oct '15, 4am
Archive Photo of the Day: Wernher von Braun, 1959. #pod #photography #tbt
Gus Schuettler ©Stars and Stripes Stuttgart, Germany, September, 1959: Wernher von Braun — the one-time Nazi scientist who would go on to champion the development of the Saturn rocket that sent American astronauts to the moon — talks to reporters at the Stuttgart airport. At the time of his visit to Stuttgart, von Braun was director of the development operations division of the Army's Ballistic Missile Agency at Huntsville, Ala.