Wernher Von Braun was a renowned German-American scientist popularly known as ‘Father of Rocket Science’. He started reading books of famous physicist at an early age which are believed to have cultivated his interest in science and mathematics. He joined the ‘University of Berlin’ to pursue his Bachelor’s Degree and went on to do his research on liquid-fuel rockets. During his initial days, he along with his team, launched a couple of such rockets. This encouraged them to enhance the range and after a few years of research they came up with the V-2 Missile. He further joined the ‘U.S. Army Ordnance Corps’ to further work on the altitude and was eventually made the head of ‘U.S. Army Ordnance Guided Missile Project’. As the head, he contributed in making various missiles including ‘Jupiter-C’ and ‘Redstone’ before launching the first ‘American Artificial Satellite’ called ‘Explorer I’. He further contributed to various important projects but the most notable one was as the chief of ‘Saturn V’ which was the first spacecraft to launch humans on the moon. He even wrote a couple of books called ‘Conquest of the Moon-1953’ and ‘Space Travel-A History-1985’. He was honored with various awards including ‘War Merit Cross’. Here is a compilation of some of the noteworthy quotations and thoughts by the celebrated scientist. Go through the inspiring quotes and thoughts by Wernher Von Braun which have been scanned from his books, writings, life, research and work.
Nature does not know extinction; all it knows is transformation. Everything science has taught me, and continues to teach me, strengthens my belief in the continuity of our spiritual existence after death.