Obituary: Konrad Dannanberg

Rocket scientist Konrad Dannanberg (b.1912) died on February 16. Dannenberg came to the US at the end of World War II with other German scientists and worked on the team that created the Redstone rockets and eventually the Saturns that launched man to the moon. From 1960 until his retirement in 1973, he was the Deputy Manager of the Saturn program at the Marshall Space Flight Center. Following his retirement, he served as Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Tennessee Space Institute.