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Noun: von Braun  vón brawn
  1. United States rocket engineer (born in Germany where he designed a missile used against England); he led the United States Army team that put the first American satellite into space (1912-1977)
    - Braun, Wernher von Braun, Wernher Magnus Maximilian von Braun

Type of: rocket engineer, rocket scientist

Encyclopedia: Von Braun