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Contents Preface and Acknowledgments A Note on the Name and on Terms Prologue: A Romantic Urge Chapter One: The Wheel of Progress (To 1925) Chapter Two: Sonny Boy (1925-1932) Chapter Three: The Black Sedan (1932-1934) Chapter Four: How Much Do You Want? (1935-1937) Chapter Five: His Indisputable Genius (1937-1939) Chapter Six: There Was No Way Around It (1939-1942) Chapter Seven: A Pretty Hellish Environment (1942-1944) Chapter Eight: A Young Man, of Very Germanic Appearance (1944-1945) Chapter Nine: Morning in the Desert (1945-1946) Chapter Ten: Mars Project (1946-1949) Chapter Eleven: Space Superiority (1950-1954) Chapter Twelve: We Could Do It! (1954-1957) Chapter Thirteen: The Seer of Space (1957-1958) Chapter Fourteen: I Aim at the Stars (1958-1960) Chapter Fifteen: Before this Decade is Out (1960-1963) Chapter Sixteen: You're an Optimist, But Then So Am I (1963-1967) Chapter Seventeen: A Pretty Emotional Moment (1967-1969) Chapter Eighteen: For Him, A World Was Falling Apart (1969-1972) Chapter Nineteen: The Heavens Declare the Glory of God (1972-1977) Epilogue: A Faustian Shadow Notes Significant Abbreviations Used in the Notes Bibliography and Archival Sources
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Von Braun, Wernher, 1912-1977.
Rocketry -- United States -- Biography.
Rocketry -- Germany -- Biography.
Astronautics -- United States -- Biography.
Rockets (Ordnance) -- Research -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.