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DavidH
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From: Huntsville, AL, USA
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posted 12-08-2004 09:16 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for DavidH   Click Here to Email DavidH     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. Four men and one woman, all around 90 years old, gather in a conference room and pour themselves coffee rocket fuel for the last of the original rocketeers.
Just outside, in Rocket Park, looms some of their handiwork: Gemini and Mercury rockets, a lunar lander and a giganticrusting Saturn V from the Apollo program.
These five people were among 118 German rocket scientists bundled up and brought to the USA after World War II. ...
http://www.usatoday.com/money/industries/technology/2004-12-07-rocketeers_x.htm

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