One of the most amazing Americans you don’t know: my cousin Sherman Seltzer who was a hero in the Korean War, worked with Van Braun to get us into space, and has designed systems for satellites, Hubble, space station and more, and is just an Alabama cowboy. And he was awarded the US’s most prestigious aeronautical prizes, the Wright award.
Since this was written last year, Alzheimers has put its grip on the brilliant brain…..He still is on his ranch with a caretaker……he is an absolutely humble and amazing human being and one who made our country safer.
REACHING FOR HEAVEN: From Pershing To Apollo, Sherman Seltzer Prefers Ranch To Rockets
December 28, 2009
By Darryal Ray
He doesn’t remember the day Apollo 11 landed on the moon, but he helped it get there.
“When I turned 80, things started slipping away from me,” Dr. Sherman Seltzer is saying. “You…