Premiered December 1, 1996, on The Discovery Channel
A look into the life of Wernher von Braun, one of the most important figures in American rocket development. From his boyhood sketches to his design of Hitler's dreaded V-2 rocket to the creation of the rocket that shot American astronauts to the moon, von Braun's inventive genius is explored.
Narrator: Charles Kuralt
Producers: Kenneth Mandel, Daniel B. Polin
Writers: Daniel B. Polin, Perry Wolff
Original Music: T.O. Sterrett
Editor: Ted Winterburn
Associate Producer: Meema Spadola