Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

Partial standing view of Wernher Von Braun (1912-1977 ) with a model of a V-2 rocket in his hands. He is in suit and tie standing before a chalkboard. Caption: "German rocketry pioneer, with model of a V-2. Photo taken in the early 1950s."

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Astronautics
  • Rocketry

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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