Georg von Tiesenhausen
|Georg von Tiesenhausen|
May 18, 1914 |
Riga, Latvia, Russian Empire
|Alma mater||Hamburg University|
|Known for||Operation Paperclip, Lunar Rover|
|Institutions||U.S. Army, NASA|
Georg F. von Tiesenhausen (born May 18, 1914) is a retired German-American rocket scientist. After being brought to the United States in 1953 as part of Operation Paperclip, he was part of Wernher von Braun's team at the U.S. Army, and later, NASA. He is known to first complete design of the Lunar Rover and made a variety of other contributions to the space program.
He now lives in Huntsville, Alabama.
References[change | change source]
- William T. Martin: Von Braun team member Dr. von Tiesenhausen honored by U.S. Space and Rocket Center In: http://www.huntsvillenewswire.com/2011/02/03/von-braun-team-member-von-tiesenhausen-honored-space-rocket-center/