Saturn V on Launch Pad 39A

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Title

Saturn V on Launch Pad 39A

Alternative Title

Saturn V

Subject

John F. Kennedy Space Center
Kennedy Space Center
Merritt Island (Fla.)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (U.S.)
NASA

Description

A Saturn V booster next to the service tower at John F. Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 39A in Merritt Island, Florida. The Saturn V was the most powerful launch vehicle ever used, with 7.7 million pounds of thrust. The rocket was used by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) from 1966 to 1973 to launch spacecraft for Project Apollo and later to launch Skylab, the first American space station.

Source

Original black and white photographic print: Leonard Pugh Collection.

Date Created

ca. 1968

Contributor

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original black and white photographic print.

Is Part Of

Florida Space Coast History Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

93.4 KB

Medium

1 black and white photographic print

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

John F. Kennedy Space Center, Merritt Island, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Leonard Pugh and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Curator

Michlowitz, Robert
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"SATURN V LAUNCH VEHICLE." Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. Accessed July 24, 2015. http://airandspace.si.edu/explore-and-learn/topics/apollo/apollo-program/spacecraft/saturn_v.cfm.

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Original Format

1 black and white photographic print

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