Celebrating Von Braun’s Birthday

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Wernher Von Braun would have been 100 years old the 23rd of this month. 

 To Celebrate the centennial of the man who led America to the moon, and made Huntsville the Rocket City there will be a party at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center.

Lockheed Martin is the sponsor of the party which will feature German food, and is intended as a fun even.  There’s a special treat with one of Von Braun’s Daughters, Maria on hand to give a tribute to her father.

The event is open to the public, but only as long as tickets last.  Tickets are $100.00 each, and you can get yours by calling the Von Braun Center Ticket Counter at 256-721-7160.

WHNT News 19’s Steve Johnson will be the Master of Ceremony for the evenings events.