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L2045-3 [WEB APPROVED] F-1 rocket engine (NASM 5311 Cat:1976-0769). Click to enlarge.

F-1 rocket engine on loan from National Air and Space Museum (NASM), USA

made
  • c 1961
F-1 rocket engine (NASM 5311 Cat:1976-0769)

Summary

Object No.

L2045-3

Object Statement

F-1 rocket engine (NASM 5311 Cat:1976-0769)

Physical Description

F-1 rocket engine (NASM 5311 Cat:1976-0769)

Production

made

  • c 1961

Notes

This F-1 rocket motor was the 25th of 114 research and development F-1 engines produced by Rocketdyne. It was manufactured in c.1961. It was test fired 35 times.

History

Notes

F-1 motors are the most powerful single chamber liquid fuel rocket engine so far put into service. Five F-1 motors were used in the first stage of the Saturn V rocket that launched the Apollo missions to the Moon in the 1960s and 1970s.

This rocket is the only example on public display outside the United States and is on long term loan from the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum.

Cite this Object

Harvard

F-1 rocket engine on loan from National Air and Space Museum (NASM), USA 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 27 October 2021, <https://ma.as/267098>

Wikipedia

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