Tag Archives: Wernher von Braun

Find Some Space in the Rocket City

To some, north Alabama might seem like the last place you’d find a rocket garden. After all, the sexy aspects of NASA’s work happen in places like Cape Canaveral and Houston’s Johnson Space Center and occasionally Edwards Air Force Base in California. But before the boys at launch control can light the candle, someone has to design it. That’s where Huntsville comes in.

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RSM Profile: Wernher von Braun

What marks the legacy of a man? Is it his achievements? His words? Or is it his history, his heritage, his associations? These questions get to the heart of the debate over the legacy of many a Southern man … including German rocket scientist Wernher von Braun.

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Real Southern Quote: God vs. Science

In researching quotes by the late rocket scientist Wernher von Braun, we found the man was eminently quotable. Rather than keeping those to ourselves, we’ll keep them coming for the rest of the week.

A leading proponent of human space exploration might seem an odd advocate for the existence of God. As in many other arenas, Wernher von Braun defied common expectations…

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Real Southern Quote: Dealing with the Impossible

Today’s Real Southern Quote comes to us from one of the greatest scientific minds of the last century … or any century for that matter.

Wernher von Braun ponders the meaning of the impossible…

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