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'Father of the Lunar Rover' dies at 104

Tiesenhausen Tiesenhausen
(WAFF) -

Georg von Tiesenhausen, who is dubbed the "Father of the Lunar Rover," has died at age 104.

Tiesenhausen was the last living rocket scientist who came to the U.S. under Operation Paperclip with Wernher von Braun at jump-start the U.S. space program.

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