The Last Paperclip

Oscar Holderer, the last survivor of Wernher von-Braun’s team of “rocket scientists” (proper engineers dreaming of a sustainable future actually) based at Redstone (Huntsville) Alabama, has died. The city has a considerable German connection and von-Braun is commemorated in civic buildings and the like.

Recorded when Ernst Stuhlinger passed back in 2008 at the time we were living there, and Sylvia had some tales to tell having met the old boy.

[And the same day – the baton passes eastwards.]

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