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September 8, 1960. Eisenhower and Von Braun at Marshall Space Flight Center.


 Ushering in the Future

Ushering in the Future

Dr. Werhner von Braun, Marshall Space Flight Center’s first director, points out a detail regarding the first stage of the Saturn rocket to President Dwight D. Eisenhower. President Eisenhower was at Marshall to participate in the Center’s dedication ceremony, Sept. 8, 1960.

Image Credit: NASA

http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/iotd.html

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3 Responses

  1. Gosh, I wasn’t even born yet!

  2. My son wasn’t born yet. :-]

  3. My son did get to meet Kraft Ericke when he worked at Johnson Space Center (Went to a conference in Washington D.C.) but never von Braun.

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