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Showing posts with label Rocket Scientists. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Rocket Scientists. Show all posts

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Hermann Koelle, the Most Important German Rocket Scientist You’ve Probably Never Heard Of


Hermann Koelle, the Most Important German Rocket Scientist You’ve Probably Never Heard Of


Article Excerpt: "... Yet one of the most essential German members of the Saturn team—Heinz-Hermann Koelle—didn’t arrive with the original group captured by U.S. agents in 1945. He joined them in Huntsville, Alabama, almost a decade later, when work on the first American rockets was already well under way. That may account for the fact that very few people remember his name today ..."


Reference: www.airspacemag.com

Friday, February 10, 2012

Breeding Rocket Scientists in the Rocket City

How Huntsville Breeds Rocket Scientists


Article Excerpt: "...Tim Pickens is the kind of guy that gives Huntsville its nickname: Rocket City. The name was there before he was, derived from the city’s high concentration of NASA and military space projects. But Pickens’ decades of involvement in the city’s space industry ..."


Reference: www.theatlanticcities.com