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William August Schulze Collection

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William August Schulze Collection


William August Schulze Collection


William August Schulze (November 23, 1905 to November 4, 2001) received his education at Max Byth Ingenieurschule, Berlin, graduating with an engineering doctorate degree in 1935 (Lundquist).

Schulze was a guided missile expert during WWII, and he worked at Peenemünde from 1937 until 1945 (Wade, Lundquist). He was brought to America through Operation Paperclip, and he worked as a member of von Braun's Rocket Team (Wade).

By July 1, 1965, Schulze was employed at the Marshall Space Flight Center. "In the February 1969 MSFC Directory, he is listed in the Propulsion and Vehicle Engineering Lab, Vehicle Systems Div." He retired in 1969 (Lundquist).

Works Cited

Lundquist, Charles. "Transplanted Rocket Pioneers," 2015.

Wade, Mark. "Schulze, August Wilhelm." Encyclopedia Astronautica,

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