Wernher von Braun was one of the world's first and foremost rocket engineers and a leading authority on spacetravel. His
will to expand man's knowledge through the exploration of space, led to the development of the Explorer satellites, the
Jupiter and Jupiter-C rockets , Pershing missiles, the Redstone rocket, Saturn rockets and Skylab, the world's
first space station. Living in Huntsville, Alabama from 1950-1970, Dr. von Braun first directed the technical development
of the U.S. army's ballistic missile program at Redstone Arsenal.