Photo Credit: Kari Hawkins, USAG Redstone
A group of Americans with ties to the German rocket team that helped launch the U.S. space program visit the remains of the Test Stand VII launch pad at Peenemunde, Germany. Test Stand VII is the location of man's first successful launch into space by the A-4/V-2 on Oct. 3, 1942. From left are Matt Collier, Megan Carrigan, John Collier, Dr. Hannes Moik, Gerd Zeiler, Ed Buckbee, Dr. Charlie Bradshaw, Hiedi Weber Collier, Barbara Hoelzer-Beck, Klaus Beck, Karen Thiel, Evelyn Grau, Gail Grau and Peter Grau.
Page last updated Tue August 16th, 2011 at 00:00