Mars Project

Braun, Wernher von, German rocket engineer (1912-1977). Typed letter signed.

Prob. Huntsville, 25 Nov. 1951.

4to. 1 p.


To the graphic designer Heinz Haehnel about his illustrations, approving Otto Bechtle's selections and expressing eagerness to see others, mentioning Franz Ludwig Neher's impressions of an illustration of a spaceship by him in Life, pointing out that the design could not withstand supersonic speeds, suggesting the use of one of his illustrations for the cover of the Mars Project, asking for details about his history as a pilot and listing the types of pilot licenses he himself possesses.

On stationery with printed letterhead; left margin with punched holes (not touching text); faint scattered foxing with some touching signature.