HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - The family of a former German rocket scientist who helped the U.S. send astronauts to the moon has donated his papers and memorabilia to the University of Alabama in Huntsville.
The collection from the family of Konrad Danneberg includes books, photos, awards, memorabilia, models and documents.
They include his immigration papers when he came to the U.S. after World War II to continue working with Dr. Wernher von Braun's team of
Danneberg died in February at 96.
Archivist Anne Coleman said the university is honored to have the work of the propulsion pioneer and original member of von Braun's team.
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