The Incredible Things NASA Did to Train Apollo Astronauts
On the anniversary of the first man on the moon, and days before the final space shuttle mission will end, Wired takes a look at the extraordinary amount of training astronauts go through before they are mission ready.
Wernher Von Braun was a German scientist and member of the Nazi Party who worked on rockets during the war including the V2. He later worked for NASA in the United States. In this photo he is standing in front of the Saturn V rocket.