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The Essential Component: Your Role in the Saturn-Apollo Program
Hardin-Simmons University Library
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1960s
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English
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    Dr. Wernher von Braun answers why men go into space. Von Braun developed rocket technology for Nazi Germany before moving to the United States as part of Operation Paperclip. Under NASA, he served as director of the Marshall Space Flight Center and the chief architect of the Saturn V launch vehicle. 
    The overlooked role of designers, welders, clerks, and test engineers
    Example of simple scenarios with far-reaching implications
    NASA Astronaut Gordon Cooper, one of the Mercury Seven. Cooper piloted the final Mercury mission, Mercury-Atlas 7 (Faith 7), and served as Command Pilot of Gemini 5.