Von Braun
biographical name Wernher — see Braun

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  • Von Braun — may refer to:*Wernher von Braun (1912 1977), the influential rocket scientist * Sigismund von Braun (1911 1998), German diplomat, Wernher s brother * Magnus von Braun (1919 2003), Chrysler Europe executive, Wernher s brother * Magnus Freiherr von …   Wikipedia

  • Von Braun — Von Braun, Wern|her (1912 77) a ↑rocket engineer who was born in Germany and developed the V 2 flying bomb for the Nazis. After World War II he went to the US and worked for ↑NASA on the ↑Apollo Program to send spacecraft to the moon …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • von Braun — [vän broun′, vänbrôn′] Wernher [vʉr′nər, wʉr′nər] 1912 77; U.S. rocket engineer, born in Germany …   English World dictionary

  • von Braun — noun United States rocket engineer (born in Germany where he designed a missile used against England); he led the United States Army team that put the first American satellite into space (1912 1977) • Syn: ↑Braun, ↑Wernher von Braun, ↑Wernher… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Von Braun — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sigismund von Braun, né le 14 avril 1911 et décédé le 13 juillet 1998, fut un diplomate allemand. Wernher von Braun, (23 mars 1912 à Wirsitz, Prusse… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • von Braun — /von brown /; Ger. /feuhn brddown /. See Braun, Wernher von. * * * …   Universalium

  • von Braun — [[t]vɒn ˈbraʊn, fən[/t]] n. big Braun Wernher von …   From formal English to slang

  • von Braun — /vɒn ˈbraʊn/ (say von brown) noun Wernher /ˈvɛənə/ (say vairnuh), 1912–77, German born American rocket engineer …   Australian English dictionary

  • Von Braun Ferry Rocket — was a concept design for a shuttle spacecraft that has been developed by Wernher von Braun in a seminal series of early 1950s Collier s magazine articles Man Will Conquer Space Soon! by Wernher von Braun et al . The Ferry Rocket concept has… …   Wikipedia

  • Von Braun Center — Infobox Stadium stadium name = Von Braun Center nickname = VBC location = 700 Monroe St Huntsville, Alabama 35801 broke ground = opened = March 14, 1975 closed = demolished = owner = Von Braun Center Board of Control operator = Von Braun Center… …   Wikipedia

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