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Von Braun Astronomical Society Historical Information

In this section you will find information about the history of the Von Braun Astronomical Society starting with its beginnings as the Rocket City Astronomical Association (RCAA) in 1954.

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Here are some images from the early days of RCAA, including several images about construction of the Swanson observatory.

Can you identify any of the people in the picture? If you can, please let us know! We will add the names to our records. Thank You!

Below you can read first hand account of what happened

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Please enjoy and let us know your thoughts!

 

Dr. Stuhlinger and Dr. Von Braun

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