Georg von Tiesenhausen

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Georg von Tiesenhausen
Born(1914-05-18)May 18, 1914
DiedJune 3, 2018(2018-06-03) (aged 104)
Alma materHamburg University
Known forOperation Paperclip, Lunar Rover
Scientific career
InstitutionsU.S. Army, NASA

Georg F. von Tiesenhausen (May 18, 1914 – June 3, 2018) was 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]

Von Tiesenhausen died at his home in Huntsville, Alabama on June 3, 2018 at the age of 104.[2]

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