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Given the same energy and dedication that took them to the Moon, says Wernher von Braun, Americans could land on Mars as early as The time when von Braun learned about the disease is generally given as between and The characteristics of renal cell carcinoma, which has a bad prognosis even today, do not rule out either time limit.
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The Redstone rocket eventually carried Alan Shepard and Gus Grissom into space for the first and second American suborbital flights. In , von Braun returned to Germany to marry Maria Luise von Quistorp, and to bring her and his parents back to America. The couple had three children. In , von Braun became a U. After the launch of the Russian satellite Sputnik , the first manmade object to enter space, von Braun and his team assembled and launched the first American satellite, Explorer 1, on Jan. The Saturn V rocket lifted all of the Apollo lunar missions into space.
Von Braun served as NASA's deputy associate administrator for planning from until he resigned in He served as vice president of the aerospace company, Fairchild Industries, and founded the National Space Institute, a private industry seeking to gain support and understanding of space industries. Nola Taylor Redd is a contributing writer for Space.
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In her free time, she homeschools her four children. Follow her on Twitter at NolaTRedd. One thing was for sure: We worked a lot of hours. At the time, Huntsville was a small town known as "The Watercress Capital of the World," with its cotton mills and shrinking Army base. To suggest that it was considerably more liberally and socially advanced than any other Southern town would be inaccurate. Konrad Dannenburg told The New York Times in , tongue-in-cheek, "We knew that the people here run around without shoes. They make their money moonshining and that's what they drink for breakfast, and supper.
And so we, in a way, were a little bit disappointed that it was really not that bad. Meanwhile, as much as being a foreigner, von Braun had to fight the early perception that he was essentially a crackpot. People in , after all, didn't typically go around talking about landing on the moon. Von Braun was even blamed for a drought by a fundamentalist preacher, who was convinced the rocket ships were poking holes in the clouds and drying up the rain.
There were those not eager to roll out the red carpet.