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Angele


Angele, Wilhelm (1905-1996) German-American engineer. Avid amateur astronomer, control specialist in von Braun's Rocket Team. Became Head of Pilot Manufacturing Development Branch, Guidance and Control Division, Huntsville.

German expert in guided missiles during World War II. As of January 1947, working at Fort Bliss, Texas. Worked his entire life with the rocket team, at Fort Bliss, White Stands, and then at Huntsville. As of 1960, Head of Pilot Manufacturing Development Branch, Guidance and Control Division, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center. Died at Huntsville, Alabama. He was deeply involved in astronomy and held senior positions with the Von Braun Astronomical Society from its inception in 1955. The local observatory named after him was widely used by the members of VBAS since the mid-80's.

Birth Place: German.
Born: 1905.02.08.
Died: 1996.08.22.

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  • Objective List of German and Austrian Scientists, Joint Intelligence Objectives Agency, 2 January 1947.

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  • Death of Wilhelm Angele - . Nation: Germany; USA. Related Persons: Angele. Summary: German-American engineer. Avid amateur astronomer, control specialist in von Braun's Rocket Team. Became Head of Pilot Manufacturing Development Branch, Guidance and Control Division, Huntsville..

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