The German-American Heritage Foundation of the USA® serves as the national membership association for German American heritage. GAHF cultivates a greater awareness for German-speaking heritage and history through outreach efforts that deepen cultural understanding.
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Hans-Jörg Königsmann Honored as 2023 Distinguished German American of the Year
A big thank you to all of our generous sponsors, friends, and guests for joining us on Oct. 7, 2023 in honoring Dr. Hans-Jörg Königsmann, the former Vice President of Flight Reliability and Build at SpaceX, with the 2023 Distinguished German American of the Year Award presented at the Willard Hotel’s Grand Ballroom in Washington, DC.
This award from GAHF recognized him for his vision, dedication, and technical expertise as a German-trained aerospace engineer which propelled SpaceX from its humble beginnings as a startup to unprecedented heights including the achievement of bringing American astronauts back into space as part of American missions. Please click on the link below to read more.
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