I pioneered a generation of Space Exploration. I built the Rockets that took us to the Moon. And now I tweet.
Dr Von Braun in the firing room at Launch Pad 5 awaiting the launch of Alan Shepard. May 5th, 1961
A statue celebrating "Pioneers: Past, Present, & Future" includes astronaut Eileen Collins, the first female Space Shuttle Commander. Garfield County Courthouse - Enid, OK
Stuart Roosa dedicated this plaque on behalf of Apollo 14 to the Will Rogers Memorial in 1971.
Dr Von Braun visits the Santa Susana Field Laboratory in the mid-1950s. Must've been casual Friday.
Tube of "Beef & Vegetables" from John Glenn's Friendship 7 flight.
A 19 year-old Wernher von Braun is pictured with Hermann Oberth.
In June 1966, Dr Von Braun tests an early lunar rover design known colloquially as the "Bendix".
Yuri Gagarin dressed as Neptune. This may or may not be a photo from an old Naval tradition known as the "Line-Crossing Ceremony".
Happy Birthday to Grumpy Cat!
The photo I signed for Homer Hickam when he won gold at the 1960 National Science Fair.
Dr Von Braun does his best impression of @Camilla_SDO.
Dr Von Braun's slide rule from his early days at White Sands.
Dr Von Braun and his 1957 Mercedes-Benz W180.
Walt Disney with a few of my "toys".
51 years ago today, the first Saturn I rocket was launched. A great photo of that moment:
A print of Norman Rockwell's "Apollo & Beyond" hangs at the Nixon Library. Sadly, they need a lesson in spelling.
The Nixon Library has the phone used to call Neil and Buzz on the Moon. It's like an iPhone 5, but important.
First sighting at the Nixon Library? A replica of John Young's Apollo 16 space suit at the front entrance:
This mural on a McDonalds near Vandenberg AFB is a bit depressing with the recent passing of Neil Armstrong.
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