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Saturn Apollo Program

1965-03-01

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S-IB-1, the first flight version of the Saturn IB launch vehicle's first stage (S-IB stage), sat in the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) Saturn IB static test stand on March 15, 1965. Developed by the MSFC and built by the Chrysler Corporation at the Michoud Assembly Facility (MAF) in New Orleans, Louisiana, the 90,000-pound booster utilized eight H-1 engines to produce a combined thrust of 1,600,000 pounds.

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  • Title: Saturn Apollo Program
  • Date Created: 1965-03-01
  • Rights: MSFC
  • Album: rlobrie1

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