Helmut Horn Collection

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Helmut Horn Collection


Helmut Horn Collection


Helmut Horn (June 24, 1912 to January 1, 1994) was a member of von Braun's Rocket Team.

Helmut Horn earned an MS in engineering from the Institute of Technology, Darmstadt, in 1939. Shortly afterward, he began working at Peenemünde, where he stayed until 1945. He was brought over to Fort Bliss in United States on November 16 of the same year.

Horn became a lecturer in Applied Mathematics at UAH in 1952. By 1965, he was employed at the Marshall Space Flight Center, and by 1969, he had become Assistant Director of the Aero-Astrodynamics Laboratory. "Later he served as deputy director of the Aero-Astrodynamics Laboratory" (Lundquist).


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

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