Georg von Tiesenhausen

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Georg von Tiesenhausen
Born (1914-05-18)May 18, 1914
Riga, Latvia, Russian Empire
Died June 3, 2018(2018-06-03) (aged 104)
Huntsville, Alabama, United States
Alma mater Hamburg University
Known for Operation Paperclip, Lunar Rover
Scientific career
Fields mathematics
Institutions U.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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