Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Dr. Ernst Stuhlinger 1913 - 2008

Dr. Ernst Stuhlinger passed away on Sunday, May 25th at the age of 94 in Huntsville, AL

Dr. Stuhlinger was a very well respected member of Dr. Wernher von Braun's rocket team and he was one of 126 scientists who immigrated to the United States with Dr. von Braun after World War II as part of Operation Paperclip.

I had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Stuhlinger many times over the years and found him to be a very fascinating person with a ton of interesting stories to tell...

I took these photos on April 3rd 2006 in our Marshall TV studios. We talked to Dr. Stuhlinger about his past and while the interview lasted over 2 hours, we could have talked for many more...

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