Georg von Tiesenhausen, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Georg von Tiesenhausen

German aerospace engineer

Date of Birth: 18-May-1914

Place of Birth: Riga, Latvia

Date of Death: 03-Jun-2018

Profession: engineer, aerospace engineer

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Taurus


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About Georg von Tiesenhausen

  • Georg Heinrich Patrick Baron von Tiesenhausen (May 18, 1914 – June 4, 2018) was a United States-based German rocket scientist.
  • After being brought to the United States in 1953 as part of Operation Paperclip, he was part of Wernher von Braun's team at the United States Army, and later, NASA.
  • He is credited with the first complete design of the Lunar Roving Vehicle and made a variety of other contributions to the space program.
  • He was a member of Baltic German noble family of Tiesenhausen.

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