Dr. Otto Berg is an Astrophysicist who pioneered in high altitude research in 1948 using captured NAZI V-2 rockets---10 years before the birth of NASA. He became a “charter member” of the Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.  He was the Principal Investigator (P.I.) of several rocket probes (Aerobee) before satellites were perfected. He was also P.I. for 2 Heliocentric (Sun orbiting) missions and for the LEAM experiment placed on the Moon by the Apollo 17 Astronauts. He was also co-experimenter on several other probes and satellites. In 1977 he was awarded the NASA Medal for Exceptional Scientific Achievement. He is the author or co-author of 67 published papers on his work.