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Saturn Apollo Program

1964-12-01

NASA

NASA
Washington, DC, United States

This photograph shows how the fuel tank assembly and the liquid oxygen tank for the Saturn V S-IC (first) stage are placed side by side prior to commencement of the mating of the two stages in the Marshall Space Flight Center, building 4705. The fuel tank carried kerosene as its fuel. The S-IC stage used five F-1 engines, that used kerosene and liquid oxygen as propellant and each engine provided 1,500,000 pounds of thrust. This stage lifted the entire vehicle and Apollo spacecraft from the launch pad.

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  • Title: Saturn Apollo Program
  • Date Created: 1964-12-01
  • Rights: MSFC
  • Album: rlobrie1

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