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Wernher von Braun

1961-10-27

NASA

NASA

Dr. von Braun watches the Saturn 1 (SA-1) launch through a scope from the blockhouse 34 on October 27, 1961. The SA-1 was the first launch of Saturn launch vehicles developed at the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) under the direction of Dr. von Braun. The flight demonstrated the validity of the clustered engine concept and launched dummy upper stages.

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  • Title: Wernher von Braun
  • Date Created: 1961-10-27
  • Rights: MSFC
  • Album: rlobrie1

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