Georg von Tiesenhausen

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Georg von Tiesenhausen
Born (1914-05-18) May 18, 1914 (age 103)
Riga, Latvia, Russian Empire
Alma mater Hamburg University
Known for Operation Paperclip, Lunar Rover
Scientific career
Fields mathematics
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.[1]

He now lives in Huntsville, Alabama.

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  1. William T. Martin: Von Braun team member Dr. von Tiesenhausen honored by U.S. Space and Rocket Center In: