Fritz Mueller

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Fritz K. Mueller (1907 – 2001 Huntsville, Alabama) was a German engineer.

Mueller was hired by Kreiselgeräte Company in 1933.[1] He developed the PIGA accelerometer.[2] and worked on gyroscopes for Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine. Later on, he worked on the guidance and control system for the A3 test rocket, the A5, and the A4 (V-2) ballistic missile.[3]

Under Project Paperclip, Mueller emigrated to the United States on 16 November 1945 with the Argentina group. There, he worked on developing guidance systems for the PGM-11 Redstone, PGM-19 Jupiter, MGM-31 Pershing, and the Saturn I missiles.[4] In 1960 Mueller left NASA for private industry.[5]


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