Photo Credit: Kari Hawkins, USAG Redstone
Heidi Weber Collier, daughter of German engineer Fritz Weber, and an employee with the Civilian Personnel Advisory Center, poses with one of the first achievements of the U.S. space program, the Explorer I. Her father was a member of the German rocket team led by Dr. Wernher von Braun who led America into space exploration with the aid of the rocket technology first developed in Germany during World War II.
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